Looking for the perfect way to warm up this winter? Well, start grating the cinnamon, fire up your stove and enjoy this sweet, steaming libation on Hot Buttered Rum Day!
This cozy cocktail dates back to the 1650s after molasses was imported to Colonial America from Jamaica. When colonists began adding distilled rum to hot beverages, Hot Buttered Rum was born! Celebrate National Hot Buttered Rum Day with a warm mug of the classic recipe below:
Ingredients:2 oz dark rum
1 tsp brown sugar
4 oz hot milk
1 tbs butter
Grated cinnamon for garnish
In a warmed mug, stir hot milk and brown sugar until sugar dissolves. Carefully float the butter on top and sprinkle with grated cinnamon for garnish.