Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

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A classic holiday drink and perfect for those cold wintery nights snuggled up in front of the fire.



For the Spiced Butter mixture:

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 C. brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger

For the Hot Butter Rum Cocktail

  • 1 heaping spoonful of the Spiced Butter
  • 1 shot dark rum (I used Meyers)
  • Boiling hot water

For the Garnish:

  • orange peel
  • cinnamon stick


To make the Spiced Butter:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine softened butter with brown sugar and spices. Mix well. Set aside.

To Make a Hot Buttered Rum:

  1. In an Irish coffee glass or other mug, add spiced butter batter and rum.
  2. Pour hot water over top and give it a stir.
  3. Garnish with orange peel and cinnamon stick