5 from 1 vote
How to Make a Hot Toddy
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

Nothing and I mean nothing beats a classic Hot Toddy on a cold winter day and today, I'm going to share with you the proper recipe which uses Scottish Whisky.

Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 210 kcal
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 fluid ounces whiskey
  • 2-3 tsp honey
  • 2-3 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  1. Pour the boiling water, whisky, honey, lemon juice and whole cloves into your mug of choice.
  2. Sprinkle with the nutmeg, then place the cinnamon stick in the mixture and put in the slice of lemon.
  3. Let the hot toddy stand for 3-5 minutes so that the flavours can meld together nicely and the drink can cool enough to drink, then enjoy!
Recipe Notes

There are many variations on this drink so feel free to play around with different spices until you find the perfect combination!

Nutrition Facts
How to Make a Hot Toddy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210
% Daily Value*
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Vitamin C 9.2%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.