Here’s a great recipe from cocktails.about.com for hot buttered rum, a classic drink.
- 1 small slice soft butter
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- Optional spices to taste: ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice
- Vanilla extract
- 2 ounces dark rum
- Hot water
- Place the butter, sugar and spices at the bottom of an Irish coffee glass or mug.
- Mix well or muddle.
- Pour in the rum and hot water.