Classic Hot Toddy


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 ounces whiskey
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons honey, to taste
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste
  • 1 lemon round, for garnish
  • 1 cinnamon stick, optional, for garnish

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: In a teapot or saucepan, bring the water to a simmer.  Pour the hot water into a mug.

Step 2: Add the whiskey, 2 teaspoons honey and 2 teaspoons lemon juice.  Stir until the honey has disappeared into the hot water.  Taste, and add 1 teaspoon honey for more sweetness, and/or 1 teaspoon lemon juice for more zing.

Step 3: Garnish with a lemon round and cinnamon stick, if using.

Warm up your winter with this classic hot toddy from Cookie+Kate!