Holiday Hot Buttered Rum

Holiday Hot Buttered Rum

This wonderfully warm beverage is a festive treat at any holiday gathering.

15 min. prep time
20 servings
252 Ratings


1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
1 pint rum*
12 cups boiling water


Combine sugar, brown sugar and butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and sugar is dissolved.

Stir cooked mixture into ice cream in bowl; mix well. Store refrigerated up to 2 weeks.

Fill each mug with 1/4 cup ice cream mixture; add about 1 ounce rum and 3/4 cup boiling water; sprinkle with nutmeg.

*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon rum extract per serving.

Recipe Tip

Mixture can be frozen up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 240

Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #3715©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I skip the white sugar, it is plenty sweet without it. This is a huge hit every year!
Always a favorite this time of year

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