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Honey Sweetened Blueberry Hot Toddy: This easy-to-make blueberry hot toddy is the best way to warm yourself in these cold winter days.
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Honey Sweetened Blueberry Hot Toddy

With its festive color, this honey-sweetened blueberry hot toddy recipe is the perfect drink to serve during the holidays (or any other time of the year). As the name suggests, it is sweetened with honey and healthy blueberries. It takes less than 15 minutes to make and I think it is the best remedy for those who are feeling under the weather or need a pick-me-up.
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 411kcal

Ingredients

To make the Blueberry Maple Cinnamon Syrup:

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries rinsed - plus as garnish
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed - plus slices as garnish

To make the Hot Toddy:

  • 8 oz. whiskey or brandy
  • 8 oz. Blueberry-Honey syrup
  • 8 oz. boiling hot water

Instructions

  • Place honey, blueberries, and lemon juice in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring it to a boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Using the back of a fork, mash the blueberries.
  • Turn the heat off and let it cool for 10-12 minutes.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer.
  • Divide the Blueberry-Honey syrup amongst 4 glass tea cups (or large coffee mugs).
  • Top each cup off with 2 oz of whiskey and 2 oz. of boiling water.
  • Garnish each cup with a slice of lemon and blueberries.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 73g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg