Organic Five Spice Hot Toddy Recipe Organic Five Spice Hot Toddy Recipe

Organic Five Spice Hot Toddy

Black tea, lemon and bourbon whiskey meet maple simple syrup infused with five-spice powder in this incomparable hot toddy recipe that’s sure to warm the spirit.



MAKES: 1 drink (simple syrup makes enough for multiple drinks)


Use organic ingredients where possible.

For the Maple Simple Syrup:

  • 13 cup maple syrup
  • 13 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Five Spice Powder

For the Hot Toddy:

  • 8 ounces hot brewed black tea
  • 2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons maple simple syrup
  • 12 lemon, juiced
  • 1 slice of lemon (optional)
  • 1 Simply Organic® Cinnamon Stick (optional)


To Make the Simple Syrup:

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine maple syrup, water and five spice powder. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to fully cool as spices infuse syrup, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Strain liquid into a glass jar. Cover tightly with lid to store.

To Make the Hot Toddy:

  1. Into hot brewed tea, stir bourbon, maple simple syrup and lemon juice.
  2. Garnish with lemon slice and cinnamon stick.
  3. Serve warm.

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