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Hot Toddy

Carrie @ poet in the pantry
Some say that a hot toddy can do more for a cold than anything bottle of medicine you find at the store. I won't make such claims, but it definitely delivers some relief.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Beverage
Servings 1


  • 4 ounces water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2-1 lemon wheel


  • Boil the water in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • Combine the honey, lemon juice, and whiskey in the bottom of a heat-proof glass or mug.
  • Add the cinnamon stick, hot water, and lemon wheel and let sit for a couple minutes.
  • Sip and feel relief.