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Hot Zaddy

Think of a Hot Zaddy as an apple cider hot toddy. This is the perfect warm seasonal cocktail to cozy up with your special somebody (aka zaddy) on a cold winter night.
Prep Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup apple cider hot (divided)
  • 4 oz 1/2 cup bourbon or whiskey (divided)
  • 2 tablespoon honey divided
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice divided
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 sliced apple I used Fiji, garnish
  • 1 sliced lemon garnish


  • Divide hot apple cider, whiskey, honey and lemon juice into two mugs and stir until honey is dissolved. Grate a pinch of fresh cinnamon over the top then add the cinnamon stick to the beverage.
  • Garnish with fresh apple and lemon slices and serve immediately.
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Serving: 2g

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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