Hot Buttered Rum

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This is a holiday favorite at our house, although the holiday is entirely optional. It takes any Autumn evening chill away quite nicely. Enjoy.

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

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Boiling water
1.5 oz Rum
2 Tbsp Buttered Rum Batter (see below)
Cinnamon Stick (optional)

Rinse a coffee mug with boiling water to warm it up. Add the rum and Buttered Rum Batter to the heated mug. Top with boiling water and stir well to combine. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Buttered Rum Batter


1 lb Light brown sugar
.5 lb Unsalted butter, softened
2 tsp Ground cinnamon
2 tsp Ground nutmeg
.5 tsp Ground allspice
2 tsp Vanilla extract


In a mixing bowl, beat together all the ingredients until well combined. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to a month or freeze until ready to use.

Ahnna Hawkesworth

Ahnna Hawkesworth is passionate about getting as far away from the corporate food monster as possible. She practices, and teaches the art of cooking from scratch. Besides devotedly caring for her home and family, Ahnna writes. Her work can be found on,, as well as here on The Abundant Home.

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