Single Cup Hot Buttered Rum Recipe -
Single Cup Hot Buttered Rum Recipe
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Single Cup Hot Buttered Rum

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"All I could find were recipes for a quart of hot buttered rum mix...I don't have the room to store that much so I fiddled around with the measurements to do a single cup, and presto! Use creme brulee or French vanilla ice cream."

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    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. Combine butter, brown sugar, and confectioners' sugar in a large coffee mug; stir the mixture together with a fork until well combined. Pour in the rum, add the ice cream and cinnamon, and fill the remainder of the mug with simmering water. Mix the drink with the fork until the ice cream and butter have melted together to make a creamy topping. Sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg, and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 07, 2010

Several months ago before you posted this as a recipe, I asked if anyone had a Buttered Rum recipe in the exchange. You were kind enough to write the entire recipe out on my post. I tried it, I loved it and now I'm happy to see that I can rate it. I realized you posted it when I went to review your awesome shrimp salsa. Please WW, keep the recipes coming! :-)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 15, 2011

Hmmm, well Ive never had hot buttered rum before this, but I find it very watery as is. The second time I tried it, I used hot milk instead of water, which was much better. I guess that's not very *authentic*, but the hot apple juice alternative that people have mentioned sounds terrible. I suppose I should try it anyway before I give up on hot buttered rum altogether... Added later: Forget water or apple juice. Use hot coffee!!! Mmmm!

Jun 07, 2010

I think I'm coming down with a cold so I was looking for a warm drink with a little kick that might help this sore throat and general icky feeling I have. I didn't have creme brulee flavored ice cream but I did have Ben and Jerry's cinnamon roll ice cream so I used that. Otherwise, I kept it to the recipe only using Captain Morgan's spiced rum because that was all I had on hand. This was awesome. I'm actually getting ready to make another one right now!

Aug 04, 2010

Whether or not it keeps colds away - who cares!!!! What a flavour - calories be d**ned!

Nov 29, 2010

Yum, yum, yum!!! Love it. I used Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum and Vanilla Rum coffee creamer instead of icecream. It turned out fantastic, will definantly be making another one!!

Feb 07, 2011

Reeeeeealy nice night cap with the hubs! Made his with lactose free vanilla ice cream and a little caramel topping. Both were delicious! Thanks Laurrie for a great recipe! Cheers!

Jun 04, 2010

This should be double cup hot buttered rum. There is no way I could drink just one of these. Fantastic recipe!

Dec 03, 2010

Yummy. weathered turned cold and I was looking for a something to warm me and this was the perfect drink. I used coffee ice cream and that does the trick too. I suggest trying different flavors of ice cream.


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  • Calories
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 74 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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