Hot Buttered Rum

With the holiday season upon us it is time to make some hot buttered rum batter. This is a wonderful thing to have on hand when company stops by and will keep for up to 3 months in the fridge and about a year in the freezer. It is a great hot toddy that is easy to make And guaranteed to shake off the cold. When the mood prevails all you need in addition to the batter to make a Hot Buttered Rum is a good Dark Rum and hot water, couldn’t be simpler.

The Batter

  • 1 lb. softened unsalted butter
  • 3 cups brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Clove
  • ½ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.


To Make a Hot Buttered Rum

In a pre-warmed 12 Ounce Mug

  • 2 Ounces of Dark Rum (We Like Cruzan Blackstrap!)
  • Add 1 Heaping Teaspoon of Batter
  • Fill with Piping Hot Water

Stir Vigorously Until Batter is Dissolved.