Hot Buttered Rum



  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1 pound confectioners sugar
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Rum
  • Boiling water


  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Blend in brown sugar and confectioners sugar and simmer for 1 min.
  3. Remove from heat. Whisk in ice cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour mixture into a plastic container, seal, and freeze (can be safely frozen for a few months).
  4. Measure ~1 tablespoon of the Hot Buttered Rum batter in a mug then fill cup with boiling water.
  5. Add rum to taste (or similarly leave out the rum). Stir and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve hot

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