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Vanilla Bean Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

A twist on the classic hot buttered rum, using vanilla bean infused sugar!
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Prep Time :10 minutes
Total Time :10 minutes
Yield: 4 cocktails
Author: Amanda Paa



  • For the butter:
  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 vanilla bean pod seeds scraped out
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • pinch each of salt & cinnamon
  • Liquid:
  • 6 ounces spiced rum
  • 24 ounces hot water


  • To make the butter, vigorously mix ingredients together those ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside until ready to use. (You can make in advance and store in the refrigerator for three days.)
  • Stir together rum and water.
  • Place 1 tablespoon butter each into 2 warmed cups, then pour equal parts of the drink over the top. (If you would like it a little sweeter, feel free to add a touch more sugar.)