Hot Buttered Rum

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  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • Pinch salt
  • Bottle dark rum
  • Boiling water

In a bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.

Refrigerate until almost firm. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture into 12 small mugs.

Pour about 3 ounces of rum into each mug (filling about halfway).

Top with boiling water (to fill the remaining half), stir well, and serve immediately.

Serves 10 to 12

Published on July 8, 2010
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