Basil Hot Toddy

January 29, 2019

Basil Hot Toddy

This delicious little drink will chase the cold away and get you nice a toasty après-ski, keep you cozy with a book, or can be enjoyed whenever you need a little warm-up.


What you’ll need:

  • toddy glass(es)
  • muddler
  • knife and cutting board
  • Jigger
  • small pot

Ingredients per drink:

  • 3-5 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup fresh apple cider
  • 1 oz bourbon
  • orange slice, for garnish

  1. Slowly heat apple cider in a small pot until steaming, do not boil.
  2. While cider is heating, add basil to the bottom of each glass and muddle until lightly crushed and aromatic.
  3. Slice orange into rounds.
  4. Add approximately one ounce of bourbon to each glass.
  5. Top with one cup of cider, garnish with orange slice and enjoy hot!


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