Winter Warmers – Classic Hot Toddy Recipe

A classic hot toddy is perfect for this time of year, especially if you’ve been feeling under the weather.

You’ll most certainly have the required ingredients at home – and you really don’t need much to make the delicious drink.

Ward off those winter chills and embrace the warmth from this comforting hug in a mug!

Here’s a super simple recipe for you. So, why not give it a go?

Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

Difficulty: Easy


Prep time



Warm up with a hot toddy. The combination of whisky, honey, lemon, cinnamon and cloves really packs a punch and is great for entertaining in winter.


  • 50ml whisky

  • 3 tsp honey

  • 1 cinnamon stick , snapped in half

  • 1 lemon , half juiced and half sliced

  • 2 cloves


  • Whisk the whisky and honey together and split between 2 heatproof glasses. Add half of the cinnamon stick to each, then top up with 200ml boiling water.
  • Add a splash of lemon juice to each, then taste and add more to your preference. Finish each with a slice of lemon, studded with a clove, and serve immediately.


Make sure you come back next Friday for another Winter warmer’s recipe.


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