Both a cozy fall/winter drink and a soothing cold remedy—a hot toddy can’t be beat this time of year.
There are many regional variations on the drink—most of them coming from northerly latitudes. Ireland and Scotland use Irish whiskey and Scotch, respectively, and the Midwest makes a version with ginger ale.
May we suggest a Pacific Northwest version? There will need to be cherries, of course. And why not start with apple cider instead of hot water?
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Apple Cherry Hot Toddy
By October 27, 2014Published:
- Yield: 1 Servings
Both a cozy fall/winter drink and a soothing cold remedy—a hot toddy can't be beat this time of year. There are many regional …
- 4 ounces hot cider
- 2 ounces Irish whiskey
- a pinch of cinnamon
- a squeeze of fresh lemon
- about 6 Chukar Northwest Bings
- Heat apple cider until it simmers. Pour 4 ounces into a mug.
- Add 1 ounce of good Irish whiskey to the cider. Follow with a pinch of cinnamon and a squeeze of lemon juice. Muddle together.
- Garnish with a swizzle stick of dried cherries and a lemon slice. Serve warm.
Plump Bing cherries dried without added ingredients are delicious by the handful or mixed into salads and sauces. We let our cherries hang on the stem a little longer to increase the natural sugar content. No sugar added.
Rainier cherries are noted for their sweet juices and tenderness when dried. An excellent all-around cherry for snacking and baking, the Rainier is an original Washington variety. No sugar added.
Rainier Cherries are an original Northwest variety. Our dried Rainiers are grown in pure Washington soil and are USDA certified organic. Known for their delicate flavor and beautiful blush, dried Rainiers make an excellent snacking or baking cherry. No sugar added.