Hot Buttered Rum

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • serves 4
Rachael Ray
Rachael Ray

If you've never tried hot buttered rum, put it on your to-do list; this creamy medley of spices, dark brown sugar and spiced rum is to die for.

Courtesy of Duchin Lounge.

35 Ratings
Directions for: Hot Buttered Rum


⅔ cup packed dark brown sugar

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature

¼ cup honey

½ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp ground nutmeg

⅛ tsp ground cloves

1 pinch salt

¾ cup spiced rum

2 cups boiling water

4 sticks cinnamon, for garnish


1. Using an electric mixer, beat the brown sugar, butter, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt in a medium bowl until blended and smooth. Transfer the mixture to a 4-cup (or larger) measuring cup. Add the rum and then 2 cups of boiling water. Stir until the butter mixture dissolves. Divide the buttered rum among 4 mugs. Garnish with the cinnamon sticks and serve.

2. PROFESSIONAL RECIPE: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

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