hot apple toddy
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Hot Apple Cider recipe

Hot Apple Toddy Recipe – When making the apple toddy or any other hot cider beverage, apple cider can be infused to produce a spiced cider that is available whenever you need it. Try to find unfiltered, fresh apple juice. Normal apple juice will do, but the amount of sugar in the recipe might need to be adjusted.

This recipe was created by Brynley Leach, barman at a now-defunct bar called The Slang in Montreal.

hot apple toddy

Hot Apple Cider

Continents & Condiments
Hot apple toddy recipe: try it and leave your comments!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mixology
Servings 20
Calories 3693 kcal


  • Pot on the stove
  • fine mesh sieve
  • Coffee mug


  • 4 L unfiltered apple juice
  • 250 ml whole fresh cranberries or frozen, but unsweetened
  • Half orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 slices fresh ginger about 3 cm diameter each
  • 15 ml garlic cloves whole
  • 15 ml allspice seeds whole
  • 1 cinnamon stick per serving
  • 1 tiny pinch of salt
  • 60 ml brown sugar
  • 45 ml dark rum per serving


  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil
  • Reduce temperature and simmer for 45 minutes to an hour
  • Strain the mixture
  • In a coffee cup, put 45 ml (1.5 oz) of dark rum
  • Fill the cup with the hot cider
  • Garnish the cocktail with a cinnamon stick and serve


This is an incredibly simple cocktail to make, delicious, warm and inviting. It’s also a punch – follow this recipe to make 20 servings!
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