Hot Toddy’s are thought to improve colds and flu’s because alcohol numbs pain and encourages sleep, and the addition of fruit juice gives a boost of vitamin C.
The science is out on whether Hot Toddy’s can really cure a cold, but one thing’s for certain – there’s a lot of fun in finding out.Besides being a great warming drink.
Mix the Nonesuch Sloe Gin, and the juices and clove (if using) in a saucepan and heat but do not boil.
Using a cinnamon stick, stir in a knob of butter, sugar (or honey) to taste then remove the stick.
Serve in hot drink glasses.
To make more, just multiply the quantities by the number of guests you’d like to serve. (Except for the cinnamon stirring stick of course. No need for a new stick for each drink)
Serve in a hot drink glass.
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