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Hot Buttered Rum

Andrea LeTard of Andrea's Cooktales
This delicious and comforting cocktail is your cure for the winter blues.
5 from 1 vote
Course Cocktail


  • 1/2 lb. softened butter
  • 1/2 lb. light brown sugar
  • 1/2 lb. confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • Dark spiced rum bourbon, or any barrel-aged spirit for serving
  • Cinnamon sticks for serving optional
  • Whipped cream for serving optional


  • Beat together the butter, brown sugar, confectioners sugar, and cinnamon until light and fluffy. Fold in the ice cream and freeze until firm.
  • Serve in mugs or heat-proof glasses with 3 tablespoons of the frozen "hot butter" and 1 shot (or to taste) of booze per cup. Top with hot water, and add a cinnamon stick and whipped cream if desired.
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