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Hot Buttered Rum

Made with creamy butter, smoky molasses, warm spices, and toasty rum, this Homemade Hot Buttered Rum is a simple, yet decadent cocktail!
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American, Southern
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 90kcal


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • rum


  • Beat together ingredients and keep refrigerated in a closed container until ready to serve.
  • To serve, add a tablespoon of refrigerated ingredients to a mug, add 1 1/3 oz of rum then fill with boiling water and stir.


Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg