Fir Tree and Calamondin Hot Toddy

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 14 days 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 14 days
  • Yield: 1 serving; 1/2 cup infused rum
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Ingredients

Echinacea-Infused Rum: 

Hot Toddy:

Directions

  1. For the echinacea-infused rum: Combine the rum and echinacea root in a jar and cover and let steep in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks. Strain out the rum and bottle up.
  2. For the hot toddy: Put the needles in a teapot or bowl with the honey, pepper, oranges and star anise and pour over the freshly boiled water. Cover and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain the liquid into a pan, and reheat on the stove. Add 1 shot (1 ounce) of the echinacea-infused rum and the butter and stir until melted. Serve in a large cup. For adults, drink 1 cup only in the evening or before bedtime. Best made fresh to drink immediately.

Cook’s Note

The rum will keep in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.

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