Hot Toddy

This is a cappuccino-type whisky with vanilla and makes the best bedtime drink. When I come home from work I'm really hyper, so this is great to make me sleepy. The whisky gives the milk a nice little "hum."
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 7 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1.3 litres (2 pints) milk

4 tablespoons malt powder

3 tablespoons sugar

3, 4 or 6 shots whisky

2 vanilla pods, scored and the seeds scraped out


  1. Heat up the milk and whisk in the malt, sugar to taste, whisky, vanilla seeds and pods. Whisk up, then, if you have a cappuccino frother, whiz up to make some lovely froth.