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Hot toddy recipe

Hot toddy recipe

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A warming hot toddy cocktail is the ultimate winter pick-me-up. This classic combination of sweet honey and smoky whisky is spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and lemon for an invigorating drink – perfect for a chilly evening or Burns Night celebration. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 68 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free


  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 25ml single malt whisky
  • juice of ¼ lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • grated nutmeg, to serve
  • lemon slice, to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    1g 1%
  • Saturates

    1g 3%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 3.5g Protein 0.3g Fibre 2g


  1. Put the honey in the bottom of a heatproof glass or mug and pour over the whisky and lemon juice. Top up with boiled water and stir until the honey has dissolved.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and cloves, then garnish with a little grated nutmeg and a fresh lemon slice to serve.

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