Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Cranberry Hot Toddies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: about 16 cups
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4 tangerines

1/2 cup whole cloves

3 quarts pure, unsweetened cranberry juice (if unavailable, use cranberry juice cocktail and omit the sugar called for)

2 cups sugar, or to taste 

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. In a large saucepan simmer cranberry juice, tangerine rounds, and sugar, covered, 5 minutes and stir in rum.
  2. Serve toddies with clove-studded tangerine rounds in heatproof glasses.