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Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

Can’t go wrong with this classic hot cocktail to help keep you warm and comforted as you cuddle up with a good book.


  • 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Pinch salt 3/4 cup spiced rum
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 sticks cinnamon, for garnish


Bring water, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, honey, 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. Garnish with the cinnamon sticks and serve hot.

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