Hot Buttered Rum with honey recipe

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

Meal type Beverage
Occasion Winter
Region American
Simple individual serving Hot Buttered Rum recipe using honey. Non-alcoholic options included.


  • 1 Jigger dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • boiling water


Make a non-alcoholic version by adding rum flavoring/extract and increasing the water, or swapping out apple cider for the water and rum.


Put rum, honey, butter and ground spices in a cup or mug. Add boiling water to fill. Sprinkle with additional spices. Serve with a cinnamon stick as a muddler.