Transylvanian Hot Toddy

Transylvanian Hot ToddyRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

This lemonade takes away the goose bumps and smoothes raised hairs.


9 cups

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


4 cups water
3 cups fresh lemon juice (about 13 lemons)
1 3/4 to 2 cups sugar
1/4 cup honey
Garnish: cinnamon sticks
Optional: dark rum


Combine first 4 ingredients in a 3- or 3 1/2-quart slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low setting 3 hours, or until thoroughly heated. Whisk well before serving. Serve warm with cinnamon sticks and a shot of dark rum, if desired.