Hot Buttered Rum Muffins

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Southern Living; usually made during Christmas-New Year holiday.

Top Review by Sunflower

We absolutely loved these muffins. Moist and delicious and a wonderful butter-rum flavor. We had these for breakfast and didn't eat them all. They tasted even better the next day--very moist. We think they are worth 5-stars. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add 1/2 cup sugar, beating well.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  4. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients.
  5. Combine milk and 3 tablespoons rum.
  6. Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  7. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition.
  8. Spoon into greased muffin pans, filling 3/4 full.
  9. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
  10. Remove from pans immediately; place on wire racks.
  11. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons rum and 3 tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
  12. Brush over warm muffins.

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