m. c. de marco: The New Kitchen Cookbook

Hot Toddy


This is Peter’s recipe for hot toddies. Measurements are approximate and may be revised later.




  1. Simmer dry spices 15 minutes.
  2. Add ginger and fruit.
  3. Simmer 15 more minutes.
  4. Squish fruit through strainer and discard rind.
  5. Strain out spices and discard.
  6. Add honey and whiskey (½ shot per 6 oz).
  7. Serve hot.

Note: the timings are by no means precise, but avoid cooking the citrus too long or the result will be bitter.