Campfire Hot Toddy

Campfire Hot Toddy - Rum infused tea on the BBQ

Need a warm-up after a delicious winter BBQ session? Is tea too normal for you and are you already rejuvenated enough after your 7th cup of coffee? Then this delicious campfire hot toddy is just what you need. A Rum infused lemon tea using home infused rum.
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine English, India
Keyword campfire cooking, cooking with rum, infused, lemon, mint, rum, sous vide, spiced, tea, technique
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes


For the infused rum

  • 1 l brown rum
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 1 stick of vanilla
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 piece of star anise
  • a couple twigs of mint

Hot Toddy

  • 30 ml brown rum
  • 2 tsp fresh grilled lemon juice
  • 1 El pure honey
  • 1/4 tsp apple vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • rosemary garnish


For the infused rum

  1. This recipe can be made at a time when you are making low and slow dishes. Place a gastronorm tray on the BBQ with water and let it come up to temperature (75°C).
  2. Take a vacuum bag and add all the ingredients for the rum to the bag. Close and place in the gastronorm tray on the BBQ.
  3. Leave the rum to infuse for two hours at 75°C and let it cool down. Once cooled you can pour the infused rum back into the bottle.

Hot Toddy

  1. Cut the single lemons into slices and drink them in sugar. Let the sugar soak in for a few minutes and grill at a high temperature until lightly caramelized.
  2. Put a large cast iron bowl on the fire. Add the water, juice of the roasted lemon, apple vinegar and honey.
  3. Pour the rum into a warm cup and add the lemon tea.

Serve with a delicious dessert or to warm up after a nice BBQ session.