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Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 4 Serves 4.


  • 3 Tbs. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup rum
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 cinnamon sticks


In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, butter, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves. Distribute evenly among 4 warmed mugs. Add 3 Tbs. rum to each mug, then fill with the boiling water, stirring well. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.
Serves 4.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Outdoors Series, Snow Country Cooking, by Diane Rossen Worthington (Time-Life Books, 1999).