Fall Cocktail: Apple Cider Hot Toddys | Confessions of a Stay-At-Home Mom

October 22, 2015

Fall Cocktail: Apple Cider Hot Toddys

Not everyone is on my side with this, but I LOVE chilly autumn nights. Give me fall over summer ANY. DAY. OF. THE. WEEK. I love sitting outside under a warm blanket, watching the kids play and chatting with Hubby. 

I prefer to enjoy these nights with a warm mug in my hand, and I've come up with the perfect hot beverage to fill that mug with. It combines the awesomeness that is whiskey with apple cider and a few flavor boosters for, what I like to call, PERFECTION.

Perfection, people.

It's a simple recipe that only calls for 4 ingredients. Simmer it on the stove and pour yourself a mug after the kiddos head to bed!

Apple Cider Hot Toddys

Serves: 2

  • 2 cups of apple cider
  • 2 oz whiskey  (feel free to add more if you love you some whiskey - this is a judgement-free zone, friend)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp of orange zest OR 2 TBS of orange juice

- Simmer all ingredients on the stove until warmed through. 
- Remove cinnamon sticks. 
- Pour into mugs. 
- If you're artsy, garnish with a little bit of orange peel, because it's fun to make drinks pretty.


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