Almond Hot Toddy

Almond Board of California
Almond Board Almond Hot Toddy RecipesRecipe
This soothing treat is the perfect finale to a long winter day. Alcohol may be omitted.
2 servings


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2 cups vanilla-flavored almond milk
2 ounces spiced rum
1 ounce brandy
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, plus more for garnish
Light whipped cream to garnish
Slivered almonds to garnish


Over low heat, combine almond milk, rum, brandy, almond extract, cinnamon and nutmeg in a medium saucepan, stirring constantly with a whisk until very warm. Pour into large mugs, leaving an inch of room to the top. Top with whipped cream, almonds and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories 197, Cholesterol 0 mg, Total fat 2.7 g, Fiber 0 g, Saturated 0 g, Calcium 208 mg, Monounsaturated 0 g, Magnesium 1 mg, Polyunsaturated 0 g, Sodium 0 mg, Carb 17 g, Potassium 186 mg, Protein 1 g, Vitamin E 7.5 mg

Almond milk may be found in health food stores and many supermarkets in a shelf-stable box; it is usually next to the soy beverages. Or, to make your own almond milk at home, combine 1 cup blanched almonds, roasted and still warm; 3 cups water and 1 teaspoon honey in a blender. Process at low speed for 1 minute, then 3 minutes at high speed until smooth. Strain the mixture through cheesecloth to remove remaining solids. Refrigerate. For vanilla-flavored almond milk, add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Created date

October 2009