Great Grandma's Hot Honey Lemon Drink

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 2 mins

Another blast from my past that my kids still enjoy! My German Grandma used to make this for us if we had a cold or just needed to warm up on a cold night. I now make it for my kids and they enjoy it a lot. Please note that children under 1 year are not supposed to have honey. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil water and pour into mug.
  2. Stir in lemon and honey. ***Tip - use measuring spoon to stir in honey so it all melts off.***.
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Thank you, for some reason my mind read lime even though it says lemon so I used Lime and it is wonderful! I am sure lemon is just as good. I wanted to start drinking or eating honey every day. I am not a big tea drinker, I don't mind it but not everyday, plus I don't want to darken my teeth. I heard if you eat honey local to your area everyday you can become immune to certain pollens which will help reduce allergies! I wanted to try this approach to prevent taking medicine the rest of my life. I hope it works! Thanks!

newtocookingm&m June 01, 2010

Love this drink! With the winter still being around this was very much enjoyed.

littlemafia March 17, 2010

This is what my mom used to make for me when I was sick and now I make it for my kids!!

Soccermomkicks March 03, 2010