Holiday Hot Buttered Rum Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


52 servings (13 cups hot buttered rum mix)

Updated: Jan. 01, 2018
My family loves serving this rich and delicious beverage around the holidays. It can be made with or without alcohol, so everyone enjoys it! —Alisa Pirtle, Browns Valley, California
Holiday Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 quarts vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons rum or brandy
  • Ground cinnamon and nutmeg to taste


  1. Cream butter and sugars until smooth. Beat in vanilla and ice cream. Store in freezer containers in freezer. To prepare buttered rum drink: Place 1/4 cup butter mixture in a 10- or 12-ounce mug. Stir in boiling water and rum. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg to taste.