Hibiscus Hot Toddy

How about a hot cocktail this weekend? Erin’s serving up a bright and bold Hibiscus Hot Toddy today.

Hibiscus Hot Toddy #cocktails

Erin Hawley


The Hibiscus Hot Toddy uses hibiscus and lime to brighten up a traditional hot toddy. Both provide a nice acidity to the drink and the honey helps smooth it out.

Rum works nice here, but you could also substitute a more traditional whiskey.

Hibiscus Hot Toddy

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  • 1.5 oz White Rum
  • .5 oz Honey Syrup (see recipe below)
  • .5oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • Hot Brewed Hibiscus Tea


  1. To make honey syrup, heat equal parts honey and water in a pot until just simmering.
    Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Combine the rum, honey syrup, and lime juice in a heatproof glass. Combine dried hibiscus flowers with boiling water and let steep for 2 minutes. Add the brewed hibiscus tea to the rum mixture and stir to combine.
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last updated July 2, 2018

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3 comments on “Hibiscus Hot Toddy

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  3. Krystle(Baking Beauty)posted October 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm Reply

    Looks like a delicious comforting cocktail for those chilly winter night! pinned.

    Rating: 5