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Buckwheat Honey Hot Toddy

Photo: Rachel Johnson

2 servings

When it comes to soothing cold and flu-like aches and pains, a warm Hot Toddy spiked with ‘the good stuff’ can definitely do the trick on a cold night. Buckwheat honey also lends the benefits of antioxidant-rich honey as well as a dark, molasses-like sweetness.


  • 1 tablespoon buckwheat honey
  • 3/4 boiling water
  • 2 ounces good quality whiskey or Kentucky bourbon
  • 2 orange wedges
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 96
  • fat 0 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • monofat 0 g
  • polyfat 0 g
  • protein 0 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0 mg
  • sodium 0 mg
  • calcium 0 mg
  • sugars 8 g

How to Make It

  1. Stir honey and water together until honey dissolves. Add whiskey and stir.
  2. Divide cinnamon sticks and orange peels between two glass. Top with whiskey mixture and serve.