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Spiced Averna Toddy


Spiced Averna Toddy Recipe

Ingredients for the Spiced Syrup:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of whole black peppercorns
  • 4 cinnamon sticks

Ingredients for the Cocktail:

  • 1 ounce of Averna
  • 1/2 ounce of spiced syrup
  • 1/2 ounce of freshly squeezed juice from half a lemon
  • 4 ounces of boiling water
  • Lemon peel for garnish

Instructions for the spiced syrup:

  1. Combine water, brown sugar, peppercorns, and cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Bring to simmer, stirring, and remove from heat.
  3. Cover and let sit for an hour and a half.
  4. Strain and store in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to two weeks.

Instructions for the cocktail:

  1. In a heat proof mug, combine Averna, spiced syrup, lemon juice, and boling water.
  2. Garnish with lemon peel and serve immediately.