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Hot Tea Toddy

  • Yield: 1 drink


  • 1 Irish breakfast tea bag
  • 1 1/2 ounces Scotch or brandy
  • 1 heaping tablespoon honey
  • Boiling water
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1 slice lemon
  • Pinch ground nutmeg


  • In a coffee mug, place the tea bag, Scotch, and honey. Add enough boiling water (about 3/4 cup) to fill the mug. Add the cinnamon and lemon, and steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag and cinnamon stick.
  • Sprinkle lightly with the nutmeg and serve.