Today is a day to celebrate an alcoholic beverage. However, you should wait until you get off from work to enjoy this refreshing drink on a winter day
What is hot-buttered rum?
Hot-buttered rum is a warm alcoholic beverage flavored with butter, salt, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves. These ingredients form a batter that is then mixed with rich, dark rum.
Here is a quick and easy recipe for hot-buttered rum.
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 4 oz unsalted butter, room temp
- 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 tsp nutmeg or mace
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1/8 tsp salt
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly. Refrigerate in a sealed air-tight container for up to two months. This mixture can also be frozen for up to one year before using. Makes eight servings
Preparing a Hot Buttered Rum Cocktail
- 2 Tbsp refrigerated hot buttered rum batter
- 6 oz boiling water
- 1 1/2 oz dark rum
- 1 Tbsp light cream (optional)
- nutmeg for garnish
In a hot beverage mug, combine hot buttered rum batter with boiling water, stirring well until dissolved. Add in rum and cream, if using. Garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg. Serves one.