This Keto Hot Toddy recipe is the perfect after-dinner cocktail to enjoy with friends during the holidays, or on a cold winter's night.
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4.5 from 12 votes

Keto Hot Toddy

Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 119kcal


  • 12 oz water
  • 1 whole star anise pod
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 tea bag of black tea
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp Brown Swerve
  • 3 oz bourbon
  • sliced lemon and/or cinnamon sticks for garnish, optional


  • Add water, star anise, cinnamon stick and cloves to a small pot over high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and let simmer for about 5 minutes. The longer you let it steep, the spicier it will be. Turn off the water and add tea bag to steep for 3 more minutes.
  • Take out tea bag and spices. Stir in juice of ½ lemon, brown swerve and bourbon. Stir until swerve is dissolved.
  • Serve with a cinnamon stick as a garnish for stirring and/or a slice of lemon.


Total Carbs: 14g - Sugar Alcohol: 12g - Fiber: 0 = Net Carbs: 2g 
To make a virgin Hot Toddy, use 16 oz of water and omit the bourbon.


Serving: 1drink | Calories: 119kcal | Total Carbs: 14g | Net Carbs: 2g | Sugar Alcohols: 12g