Cranberry & Apple Hot Toddy

Want a juicy hot toddy? This fruit-forward hot toddy is perfect for those with a less mature palette and combines the sweet and tart flavors of apple and cranberry for a fun yet soothing cocktail. It is best paired with rainy days and rom-coms.


  • 1.5 oz King’s Bourbon

  • ½ Lemon 

  • 2 oz apple juice 

  • 3 oz cranberry juice

  • 1 tsp honey (optional)




  • Star anise pose 
  • Apple slices

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat lemon, cranberry, and apple juice in a small saucepan until warm. Add honey until dissolved, if desired.

Step 2

Next, add bourbon to a mug then pour warm juice mixture over the whiskey. Stir to combine.

Step 3

Garnish with star anise and apple slices. Serve immediately.