Hot Toddy with Cinnamon and Maple

"Got the Monday blues? Your cold. Your thirsty, AND, You enjoy a good bourbon. You want something that’s Perfectly sweet. Slightly tart, and super boozy. Well, here you go.... How about a cinnamon hot-toddy to warm up your day [ Literally ]... I have just the thing... #bourbon #hottoddy #craftcocktails #tasty"
-- @aperitifkitchen
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Prep time 50mins

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 medium lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3 ounces bourbon
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star anise


  • Step 1

    Add maple syrup, lemon, water, cinnamon sticks, and star anise to a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes...

  • Step 2

    Remove from heat and let steep for 45 minutes. Strain and pour into a crystal glass for a little holiday spirit! Add your bourbon atop for serving.

  • Step 3

    Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a peel of a lemon.