Hot buttered rum

Hot buttered rum


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About this recipe: This is a simple, yet delectable alcoholic drink. It will warm the cockles of your heart, even on the coldest of winter days. Butter, sugar, rum, ice cream, spices and hot water are stirred together in a mug.


Serves: 1 

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons dark Jamaican rum
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla ice cream
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 125ml simmering water
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Combine butter, dark brown soft sugar and icing sugar in a large coffee mug; stir the mixture together with a fork until well combined. Pour in the rum, add the ice cream and cinnamon and fill the remainder of the mug with simmering water. Mix the drink with the fork until the ice cream and butter have melted together to make a creamy topping. Sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg and serve.

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It's the middle of summer, but I thought I'd try this anyway. I was a bit skeptical on the ingredients list, but the butter goes really well with the rum, and the nutmeg works nicely with it too. - 03 Aug 2011

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