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    3 Hot Toddy Recipes Perfect For Them Winter Chills

    With the winter upon us in full swing, what better way to keep the chills at bay than a hot cup of your favourite toddy.
    Updated at - 2023-01-04,07:30 IST

    Since we are in the dead of winter braving through the chilly month of January we’ve got the perfect warm hug you need. Here are 3 Hot Toddy recipes you can DIY at home and feel all merry and fuzzy.

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    The Classic Hot Toddyclassics

    This is the quintessentially Classic Hot Toddy. It is the OG recipe that everyone enjoys and is basically the mother of all toddies. Moreover, it acts as the foundation for all other toddies.


    • 1 cup of water
    • 1 teaspoon of tea
    • 1 tablespoon of honey 
    • 30 ml of your favourite brandy, whisky, or rum
    • 1 tablespoon full of freshly squeezed lemon juice 
    • 1 lemon wedge for garnishing
    • 1 cinnamon stick also for garnishing

    How to mix:

    • Get all the ingredients together.
    • Heat the water in a tea kettle, microwave or on a burner. Once perfectly hot, add a teaspoon full of tea leaves and allow to steep for about 3 to 5 minutes.
    • Add the liquor and lemon juice to a glass, then top it by filling with the brewed tea. Stir well to incorporate the honey.
    • To garnish, add a lemon wedge and cinnamon stick. Serve piping hot and enjoy!

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    The Hot Apple Toddyapple toddy

    The hot apple toddy is another favourite and a super duper choice for the chilly winter days. The recipe adds the perfect fruity zest and juicy hint to the classic variant.


    • 2 tablespoons of apple cider
    • 1 teaspoon of honey
    • 2 tablespoons of whisky, brandy or rum 
    • 1 lemon wedge for garnishing
    • 1 cinnamon stick for garnishing
    • 2 whole cloves for garnishing

    How to mix:

    • Gather all the ingredients together.
    • Heat up the apple cider in a small saucepan.
    • Fill a glass or a mug of your choice with hot apple cider and stir well.
    • To garnish, add the lemon wedge, cinnamon stick, and cloves. Bravo, enjoy your fave drink!

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    The Ginger Toddyginger

    Ginger is definitely not new to the world of toddies. The hot ginger toddy recipe plays up the darker flavour profile with a shot of bourbon whisky to create a warm drink that will definitely soothe your soul.


    • 1 tablespoon of honey
    • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
    • 30ml of bourbon whisky
    • 1 tablespoon of ginger syrup or liquor
    • 1 cup of hot water 

    How to mix:

    • Gather all the ingredients together.
    • Get a glass or mug of your choice. In that pour the honey, lemon juice, whisky, and ginger juice or liquor.
    • Top it up with hot water and stir well. 
    • Your Ginger Toddy is ready to drink, enjoy!



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