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Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

“I received this recipe from a friend over 30 years ago, and I think of her every winter when I stir up a batch of this delightful mix. It keeps well in the freezer.” —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:7 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons rum


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the ice cream, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and store in the freezer.
  • 2. For each serving, place 1/2 cup butter mixture in a mug; add boiling water and stir to dissolve. Stir in rum. Yield: 7 servings (3-1/2 cups mix).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 428 calories, 30 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.