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Grilled Cinnamon-Orange Hot Toddy

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The weather outside might be frightful, but this spicy-sweet Grilled Cinnamon-Orange Hot Toddy is so delightful. The charred citrus pairs perfectly with your favorite bourbon in this wonderful winter warmer.


Makes: 2 servings



  • 6 oz. orange juice
  • 1 orange, sliced in rounds
  • 4 oz. bourbon or rye
  • 4 oz. boiling water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • Cinnamon stick



  1. Stir together orange juice, bourbon/rye and water.
  2. Slice one orange into rounds, and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on each.
  3. Grill the orange rounds on high 4-5 minutes, until the sugar is golden and bubbling.
  4. Garnish each drink with an orange round and sprinkle of cinnamon.