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Tablespoon Cooking Co offers classes, private events, catering, plus - fun fact - they are one of our cherished Cincinnati retail partner that carries Chai For Traditional Chai on site in their shop at 1731 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH - in the heart of Cincinnati's Over-The-Rhine neighborhood.

You can check out more of what they're all about by visiting their website or following them at @tablespooncookingco on Instagram. They are an essential Cincinnati resource for folks who love cooking.

This very delicious Chai Hot Toddy recipe comes straight from them. A special thanks to them for honoring our chai with this special recipe!

For this recipe, you'll need to collect the following ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Chai For Traditional Chai
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Orange Juice divided to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice divided to taste
  • 3 Ounces Whiskey divided
  • Optional: cinnamon stick for garnish, lemon wheel for garnish.

Pulled all your ingredients together? Great! Now let's make the Tablespoon Hot Toddy.

Step 1: In a saucepan over medium heat, add in water and Chai For Traditional Chai. Stir and bring to a simmer. 

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Step 2: Once at a simmer, lower heat and let sit until chai flavors have developed (about 5 minutes). Turn off heat.

Step 3: In the bottom of two mugs, equally divide the honey, orange, lemon juice, and optional whiskey.

Step 4:Using a colander to strain out tea solids, strain tea into both mugs.

Step 5: Mix each glass to combine, garnish with cinnamon stick and lemon wheel.

*Adapted from the Chai Hot Toddy recipe from Tablespoon Cooking Company's Recipe Blog

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