Seven Days, Seven Hot Toddies: Part 3

published Feb 3, 2012
The Hot Gin Toddy
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With this post, the Toddy Project reaches its delicious, boozy conclusion. Herein: gin gets the toddy treatment, and vanilla warms up a plain old whiskey toddy.

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The Hot Gin Toddy

Serves 1

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon

    honey

  • 5

    whole cloves

  • 1

    whole anise star

  • 1

    whole cardamom pod

  • 1 1/2 oz

    London dry gin

  • 1/2 cup

    boiling water

  • Slice of orange

Instructions

  1. Add honey and spices to the bottom of a heat-proof snifter or mug. Pour in the water, add the gin, and squeeze the orange and drop it into the glass. Stir until the honey is melted.

Whiskey Vanilla Hot Toddy

Serves 1

Nutritional Info

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon

    honey

  • 5

    whole cloves

  • 1

    whole anise star

  • 1

    cinnamon stick

  • 1 1/2

    rye whiskey

  • 1/4

    tsp vanilla extract

  • 1

    slice lemon

  • 1/2

    cup boiling water

Instructions

  1. Add the honey and spices to a heat-proof snifter or mug. Pour in the water, add the gin, and squeeze the lemon and drop it into the glass. Stir until the honey is melted.

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Can’t get enough hot toddies? Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of the Toddy Project.

Nancy Mitchell has had a very good week. You can find more of her recipes and writings on her blog, The Backyard Bartender.

(Images: Nancy Mitchell)