Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Collection

Hot Toddy Recipes and More Warming Winter Drinks

Article Image

Whether we’re celebrating Christmas or suffering from winter sniffles, a hot toddy is what we most want in our mug pretty much from December through March. These warm cocktails (plus a video tip on how to create your own) will keep a flush in your cheek all season long. Looking for more festive drinks? Check out our collections of holiday punch recipes and 10 ways to dress up champagne. And don’t forget to share your favorite winter drink ideas on our Facebook page.

  • Recipe

    Drambuie Caramel Apple Cider

    You haven’t had warm apple cider like this before. It’s festive and sweet, and the caramel and warm spices make it the perfect dessert cocktail for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any winter gathering.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Bourbon Hot Toddy

    While a hot toddy can’t cure a cold or the flu—as it was thought to do when the drink was invented in the late 19th century—it sure can soothe the soul.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    White Wine & Elderflower Gløgg

    Throughout December, Scandinavians meet outside to drink the hot spiced wine punch known as gløgg (pronounced “gleug”) and sing carols—it’s like a cocktail party in the snow. Red wine is traditional in gløgg, but white wine is a nice change of pace in this light, bright version. Get the Recipe: White Wine Gløgg.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Hot Buttered Rum

    Dark brown sugar and a dollop of whipped cream give this buttered rum a deep, rich flavor. The trick to this recipe is to use the best-quality rum you can find.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Irish Coffee

    The keys to real Irish coffee are Irish whiskey, brown sugar syrup, and cream that's just barely whipped so it floats on top but doesn't form peaks.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Orange-Scented Mulled Wine

    Seasonal clementine adds a sweet fruit note to this traditional cold-weather drink of hot red wine infused with sugar and spices.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Smoked Earl Grey Hot Toddy

    Adding an aromatic tea to a hot toddy gives it an extra dimension of warmth and complexity. Adding a small taste of an amaro goes really well here and adds a bit of depth to the drink.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Hot Buttered Rum Apple Cider

    This is the kind of drink that warms you from the inside out. It scales down easily, making it a nice evening treat when you’re not entertaining, and the rum can be omitted for little ones.

    Get the Recipe

  • Recipe

    Irish Coffee Hot Chocolate

    The classic combination of coffee and Irish whiskey makes this hot chocolate even more warming than usual.

    Get the Recipe

  • How-To

    How to Make Slow Cooker Holiday Drinks

    When you’re hosting a holiday party, you want your guests to enjoy your fabulous cocktails, but you don't want to be stuck behind the bar all night. Watch this video tip on how to adapt most any hot cocktail recipe to your slow cooker so you can set up a self-serve station.

    Watch Now

Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note

Videos Recipes

| View All

Videos

View All

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks

We hope you’ve enjoyed your free articles. To keep reading, subscribe today.

Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.

Start your FREE trial