For festive drinkers looking for something soothing to warm up with this winter season, this holiday spin on the classic hot toddies offers a refreshing emergence of new flavors into the traditional rum beverage. The drink features a blend of spiced rooibos tea and apple cider for a delicious vegan drink that is ideal for helping to treat aliments as well as a delicious beverage.
Traditionally hot toddies are bourbon or rum-based warm drinks made with warm water and lemon to soothe sore throats or colds. This version by lifestyle blog Minimalist Baker offers a take that can be enjoyed when under the weather or in good health. This recipe calls for apple juice, fresh grated ginger, rooibos tea, cayenne for spice.
The drink is also ideal for those that don't like the taste of liquor as the warm temperature cancels out the bitter flavors of bourbon.