Warm up your cold nights with one of our favorite Twisted Sister™ cocktails—The Hot Tea Toddy! Our velvety Madagascar Messiah finds a divine pairing with the fragrant seasonal spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Whether your preferred spirit is a smooth whiskey, an apple brandy, or rich bourbon, this Hot Tea Toddy provides the perfect, low-calorie nightcap with its truly Sacrilicious™ flavor!



The ingredients are listed below. The beauty of the Hot Tea Toddy is that you can really customize the drink to your specific tastes, ingredients handy, and how much time you have!

  • Apple Juice (at least 1.5 cups)
  • Two teaspoons of Madagascar Messiah™ tea
  • 1 tablespoon of your favorite (Brandy, Whisky, Bourbon, Rum)
  • Cinnamon stick*
  • Cloves*
  • Anise*
  • Orange slice*
  • Apple pieces*

*These are some optional spices and garnishes that can be added to personalize your Hot Tea Toddy!


1. Boil 1.5 cups of Apple Juice

2. Steep 2 teaspoons of Madagascar Messiah™ for 5-7 minutes in the apple juice (You can add spices like cinnamon, cloves, anise at this stage)

3. Pour into your vessel and add 1 tablespoon of your favorite (Brandy, Whisky, Bourbon, Rum)

4. Garnish with cinnamon sticks, anise, or spruce it up with some whipped cream if you are feeling decadent!



January 06, 2022


Suriyakiron said:

Will it be good to steep the tea first in 60 ml of water at 90 Celsius and then add apple juice to it and continue with the recipe. tea leaf gives out the best brew when it takes few minutes in hot water.

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