Holiday, Recipes

12 Day of Cocktails: Hot Buttered Rum

We’re almost to the end of our countdown! It’s day 11 and we’re bringing you a slightly decadent drink…Hot Buttered Rum!

This cocktail is rich and buttery, and perfect for a winter’s night.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup dark rum

 

PREPARATION

Bring water, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt to a boil in a 1 1/2- to 2-quart saucepan over moderately high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, whisking occasionally, 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in rum. Serve hot.

 

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