Tea-Infused Hot Toddy

The warm drink gets its tranquil fragrance from English breakfast tea, anise, and nutmeg.


• 3 oz dark rum

• 2 tbsp dark maple syrup

• 3 tsp loose English breakfast tea

• 2 star anise

• 2 whole nutmeg

• 2 lemon wedges

• Lemon rind for garnish, if desired


1. Fill the Capresso H2O Select with cold, filtered water.  Set temperature to 190°F and push On/Off button to start heating.

2. Fill 2 tea infusers with loose tea.  Set aside.

3. When heated, distribute between 2 glasses, leaving an inch of space at the top. Place a tea infuser in each glass, along with a star anise, a nutmeg ball, and a lemon wedge. Steep for 5 minutes.

4. Once steeped, remove ingredients. Divide rum and maple syrup between the 2 glasses

5. Garnish with lemon peel, if desired.

Makes 2 servings

Capresso H2O Steel Electric Water Kettle

Style meets speed in the new Capresso H2O Steel Electric Water Kettle. Faster, safer and more energy efficient than any stovetop kettle, this contemporary 57-ounce capacity cordless water kettle is the first model in the Capresso line to combine beautiful stainless steel housing with streamlined, one-switch operation.

Capresso H2O Steel

The Capresso H2O Steel offers an easy way to boil water for tea, hot chocolate, French press coffee and more. With a simple push of a button, the power switch is illuminated and the unit begins to heat the water. Upon reaching a boil, it automatically shuts off. A Micro Filter spout traps particles so they do not disrupt the purity of the beverage.

This kettle is designed for a fast, yet quiet boil. The low-noise, stainless steel-heating element is concealed in the base of the kettle. Water gently comes to a boil setting the stage for the serene act of preparing a hot beverage.

The Capresso H2O Steel has a suggested retail price of $49.99 at http://www.capresso.com.

Capresso offers a growing selection of electric water kettles ranging from $49.99 to $99.99. For more information, visit http://www.capresso.com.