Hot Bourbon Toddy

Bourbon Hot Toddy

Warm up with this bourbon hot toddy. The lemon and honey combination is also perfect for fending off a cold or flu.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword alcoholic drink, hot bourbon toddy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 drinks
Calories 180 kcal
Author Michele Peterson


  • 3 ounce honey bourbon liqueur or if using whisky, add an extra tablespoon of honey
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice fresh
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh nutmeg grated
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 twists of lemon or orange peel
US Customary - Metric


  1. Pour bourbon into a heatproof container.

  2. Add honey, lemon juice and grated nutmeg.
  3. Pour boiling water into the container.
  4. Stir until the honey is dissolved.
  5. Distribute among two large mugs.
  6. Add a twist of lemon or orange peel and a cinnamon stick to each mug.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Bourbon Hot Toddy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Sodium 17mg1%
Potassium 23mg1%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 18g20%
Vitamin C 16.4mg20%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.