In a sense, and in this recipe in particular, a hot toddy can be thought of as a hot old fashioned. Perhaps, in place of the bitters in an old fashioned, we can substitute some spices, as we see in the following recipe:
Friday, December 3, 2010
Friday Happy Hour: Hot Toddy
The hot toddy is a perfect antidote for winter's cold weather, and is ideal for enjoying by the Christmas tree or in front of the fireplace. Its warmth and high octane will fortify you for the short and cold days of December, and make you look forward to the evening!