Try this hot buttered rum, then check out our sloe gin fizz, Christmas hot chocolate and more Christmas cocktails. Make this and other festive treats to take with you on a winter walk.


  • 1 tbsp soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • small pinch each of ground cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice
  • 50ml dark or golden rum
  • cinnamon stick, to garnish


  • STEP 1

    Put the sugar, butter and spices in the bottom of a heatproof glass mug and mix together. Pour in the rum followed by enough just-boiled water to top up. Mix well and serve with a cinnamon stick.

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