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3 Steps for Perfect Hot Buttered Rum Mix

This hot buttered rum mix recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.

Here’s my easy 3-step method to making perfect hot buttered rum mix!

This hot buttered rum mix recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.

Nothing says “winter is coming” quite like cozying up with a steaming mug of hot buttered rum. This concoction of butter, ice cream, sugar and rum is simultaneously warming, filling, and perfectly spiced.

You may be wondering how to make hot buttered rum mix?  Well, I’m here to help you!

To make Hot Buttered Rum you just need two things: Rum and Hot Buttered Rum Mix.

This hot butter rum batter recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.

I always thought that making homemade hot buttered rum mix would be time consuming and tedious. A few years back my mom and I decided to make a bunch of homemade coffee infused liqueur (faux-Kahlua) and I felt like it took alllll daaaayyyy.

I guess I just had it in my head that homemade cocktail shenanigans were super laborious!

This hot butter rum mix recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.

Then, last winter, we were having lunch in this British pub in town where they were serving a Hot Buttered Rum Bread Pudding a their dessert special. You know I had to order it! I’ve been waiting almost a year for the weather to get cold so I could recreate that fateful dessert.

Here is my Hot Buttered Rum Bread Pudding recipe which uses this Hot Buttered Rum Batter recipe.

So, now you can be in Hot Buttered Rum heaven with the drink and the dessert!

Looking for a recipe for hot buttered rum mix? Here is a great one! This hot buttered rum batter recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.

Alright, without further adieu, let me tell you exactly how easy it is to make hot buttered rum batter!

Here’s the Recipe!

3 Steps for Perfect Hot Buttered Rum Mix

This hot buttered rum batter recipe makes it fast and easy to create classic hot buttered rum drinks anytime you want and for your next holiday party.
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Course: Beverages
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 84 servings (serving size is 2 Tablespoons)
Calories: 53kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 pound powdered - confectioner's sugar
  • 1 pound light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  • Place the butter and ice cream on your kitchen counter and let it sit for 30 minutes until softened.
  • Unwrap the butter sticks and put the in a large mixing bowl. Pour the sugars on top, then cream together with a hand mixer until well blended. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and ice cream. Mix well.
  • Transfer to freezer safe mason jars or ice cube trays* and freeze.
To Use for Hot Buttered Rum:
  • In a medium-sized mug, combine 2 tablespoons of mix with 8 ounces boiling water. Add in 1 ½ ounce rum. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

NOTES

*Ice Cube trays are super handy for portioning out 1 serving of mix at a time. If you want to use this method, place the filled ice cube trays in the freezer; once frozen, pop the out and store in a freezer zipper bag.
Nutrition Facts
3 Steps for Perfect Hot Buttered Rum Mix
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
53
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
9
mg
3
%
Sodium
 
19
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Anetta

Hi, I'm Anetta! Welcome to The Wanderlust Kitchen, where I share recipes and travel stories from all around the world. Here you'll find a world of recipes you can have confidence in. These recipes celebrate authentic food heritage as well as modern techniques and ingredients. I believe that food brings us together as much as it sets us apart. Be brave, try something new!

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Comments:

  1. I’m a little concerned about the nutrition information 4454 calories and 572 grams of carbs for 1 Serving?!?!? This has to be a typo!

    1. Hi Jessica, please note that the nutritional information is per batch, not per serving. Per serving will be much less. I have added a note to the recipe. Thank you!

  2. We’re on the same page…hot drinks are the perfect way to start out the holiday season — love this!

  3. GAH – sounds amazing. I actually don’t think I’ve ever had hot buttered rum. But things are about to change real soon….

      1. I lost this recipe but I am grateful that my aunt had it. But it says could be used for bread pudding. Is there a recipe for that also