Cocktail Recipe: Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum


  • 2 oz. Dark Rum
  • 2 tsp. Demerara Sugar (or Brown Sugar)
  • 1 tbsp. Salted Butter
  • Hot Water
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters


  1. In a pre-warmed Irish Coffee mug (or small coffee cup), add the sugar and a small amount of hot water. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add rum and fill with water. Add butter and bitters. Stir until combined.
  2. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and/or orange slice, if desired.
  3. Can also be made with hot cider instead of hot water.