Vanilla Bean Hot Buttered Rum

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Created by Maria Del Mar Sacasa for her book Winter Cocktails


  • such as Myer
  • 1/5 Cups hot water
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 Vanilla bean pod, seeds scraped out
  • 1.5 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cinnamon


  1. To make the butter, mix ingredients together vigorously in a medium bowl. Set aside until ready to use (this can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator, covered).
  2. Stir together rum and water. Place 1 tablespoon of butter into 2 warmed cups, then pour equal parts of the drink over the top. To make sweeter, add more sugar to taste.
  • Topics:
  • Rum