Hot Toddy

Makes 1
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 oz. brandy
  • 1 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon (or orange) juice
  • 1 cup boiling hot water
  • 1 tea bag
  • - garnishes, your choice: whole star anise, cloves or cinnamon sticks, and lemon or orange slices

Coat the bottom of a coffee mug or Irish coffee glass with honey. Pour in brandy, lemon juice and hot water in that order; add tea bag. Let steep 2-5 min. to taste; remove tea bag and garnish as desired.