Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
1 medium nice baking apple
1/4 cup hot water for baking dish
2 ounces hot water for heat-safe mug
1 tablespoon sugar
2 ounces Apple Jack
Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish
Directions for baking apple
Wash apple and place in a small baking dish with the 1/4 cup water. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 50 minutes or until tender. Remove the dish from the oven and peel and core the baked apple.
Directions for Hot Apple Toddy
Place the baked peeled and cored apple in the bottom of a heat-safe mug or glass. Sprinkle the sugar over the apple. Pour the Apple Jack over the apple sugar mix. Next, add the hot water and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
Tidbit: Hot Apple Toddy was one of George A. Custer's favorite drinks.
This recipe is from History Lover's Cookbook.