Holiday Hot Toddy

Holiday Hot Toddy
  • Yield: 24 servings


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