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Perfect Winter Hot Toddy

Make It Yourself


1 cup
1 quart
Fresh Apple Cider
Cinnamon Sticks (2 for mixing, 4 for garnish)
Star Anise (2 for mixing, 4 for garnish)
Juice of 1 Lemon
Apple (cut star-shaped slices using a cookie cutter)


Makes 4 cocktails

Place cider, cinnamon, and star anise in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes until the liquid has reduced to about half. Add the lemon juice and bourbon and stir until thoroughly warmed.

Pour into 4 warmed mugs and garnish with star shaped apples, star anise, and cinnamon stick. 


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