Hot Buttered Rum

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Gay Gilmore

Only scale down to half at most. It is difficult to scale much farther down and still get the batter to come together. Made this in 2004 xmas and it tasted good, but wished I'd made more and just kept the leftover batter around.

Top Review by Susie in Texas

My first "Hot Buttered Rum".....but it sure won't be my last! The perfect "warm up" on a cold winter's night. I kept Bill's review in mind when mixing, because I felt it might be a little strong for my taste also. So, I reduced the rum to 1-oz for my serving. It was perfect!! I put the remaining batter in an air-tight container and stuck it in the 'fridge. Thanks, Gay, I'm very glad you shared this one!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the sugar and butter together until fluffy.
  2. Beat in the spices.
  3. Put a heaping teaspoon of the batter in the bottom of a mug with 1 1/2 oz of rum and top with hot water, stirring well.

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