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This hot toddy recipe is perfect for cold nights. Made with ginger tea, lemon juice, and maple syrup, it's warming and bright.
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fresh lemon juice
maple syrup or honey
For garnish: orange, apple, or lemon slices
pomegranates, fresh thyme, cinnamon stick, or clove studs
In a mug, pour the hot water over the tea bag and steep for 3 to 5 minutes. Squeeze the tea bag and discard.
Pour the tea, whisky, lemon juice, and maple syrup in to a liquid measuring glass, stir, and pour into 2 serving mugs or glasses.
Adjust sweetener to taste. Serve with desired garnishes.
Use these ratios as a guide - if you like your cocktail less boozy add more tea, if you like it brighter, add more lemon, if it's too strong/tart, sweeten it with a little extra maple syrup.