Tropical Hot Buttered Rum Sauce for Drizzling!

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 3 mins

This tropical hot buttered rum sauce is FANTASTIC, if I do say so myself! So good over vanilla ice cream and caramelized sliced bananas! -Or-, drizzle over pancakes, waffles, sliced fruit, puddings, or ice cream. It's good over just about anything--YUM!! Use a good dark rum such as Myers or Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, and don't skip the fresh squeezed lime juice, which makes this sauce pop! I hope you enjoy!


  1. Melt butter over medium heat in a small saucepan.
  2. Add the brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Add in the cardamom, vanilla and the rum.
  3. Continue to cook and stir until sauce begins to thicken, about 1 or 2 minutes.
  4. Off the heat and stir in the fresh lime juice.
  5. Serve immediately over waffles, cakes, fruit, pudding, or ice cream.