Holiday Hot Toddy

  • Yield 24 servings


2 whole tangerines
1/2 cup whole cloves
3 quarts pure, unsweetened cranberry juice (or cranberry juice cocktail with no sugar added)
2 cups sugar
3 cups amber rum, if desired


  1. Cut tangerines crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick rounds and remove seeds. Stud rind of each tangerine round with 4 or 5 cloves.
  2. In a large saucepan, simmer cranberry juice, tangerine rounds and sugar, covered, 5 minutes and stir in rum.
  3. Serve toddies with clove-studded tangerine rounds in heat-proof glasses.



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