Hot Buttery Rum – Yum!

Yum is right!

Wait till you try this drink!  Have a mug of it when you’re outside on a chilly day, all bundled up, watching the kids ice skate…

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So decadent and creamy and buttery…warms you right down to your toes!

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Ok.  We’ll need 1 cup of white sugar, poured into a medium pot…

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then add 1 cup of packed brown sugar…

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and lastly 1 cup of salted butter.

Cuppa, cuppa, cuppa…easy, easy, easy to remember.  Cuppa white, cuppa brown and cuppa yellow!

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Cook over low heat until butter is melted, stirring off and on.  This will take around 8-10 minutes.

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And will look like this gorgeous mixture.  But wait…it only gets better…

Remove from heat and add…wait for it…

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Oh yes.  I went there!  Break out that delicious vanilla ice cream…

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and add 2 cups of it to the mixture in the pot…

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stir until ice cream melts and you just want to cry thinking about how amazing this is going to taste and wondering at what cost…

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until it reaches this perfect golden color.

Next you’ll want to, really want to, add a little less than 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and a little less than 1 teaspoon of nutmeg.

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Mix together.

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And don’t be afraid of the cloves.  They’re essential to the magic that happens in your mouth when you take that first sip!

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Add about 1/4 teaspoon cloves and stir.

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Find your largest, most favorite mug…

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fill the bottom quarter of it with some of that golden syrup,

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add about an ounce of “la pièce de résistance”, rum! …

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top with boiling water…

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stir with a spoon, and try very hard not to burn your lips in your haste to taste that luxuriously self-indulgent first sip!

Bon Appétit, Ma Chérie!

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