Salty Maple Buttered Cider - a Warm Fall & Winter Cocktail

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by KateL

Entered for safe-keeping, by Maria del Mar Sacasa, found on Serious Eats. A variation on Hot Buttered Rum. More at:

Top Review by Ninalee O.

This was Yummy but very strong, I will definitely reduce the amount of alcohol next time, and we used vanilla extract instead of vanilla beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. Spread Maldon salt on a small plate. Rub the rim of 2 heatproof glasses or mugs with the lemon half, then dip in salt.
  4. Combine the butter, maple syrup, and vanilla bean seeds in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. Combine rum and cider in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  6. Pour the rum-cider mixture into prepared glasses, then top each with half of the butter-syrup mixture.

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