This winter has been bitterly cold around our BnBFinder office! Luckily, with Hot-Buttered Rum Day coming up this weekend on January 17th, we’ve found a great way to warm up! The Mayhurst Inn located in Orange, VA has a superb recipe that is sure to make you feel better no matter what the weather is. Make sure to check out this recipe and all our other ones on our ever expanding recipe page.
• 1 lb dark brown sugar
• 1/4 lb butter
• 1/4 – 1/2 tsp nutmeg
• 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cloves
• 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cinnamon
• Pinch of salt
• 1.5 oz or 2 tbs of dark rum
• Beat Sugar and butter together until creamed and fluffy
• Beat in spices and salt
• Put 2 full tsp of batter into cup
• Add 1 jigger (1&1/2 oz or 2 tbs) of dark rum
• Fill with hot water
• Stir well
Innkeeper Jack North adds an additional thin pat of butter on top and stirs lightely. Makes a delightful and robust winter drink. Warms you inside and out. Serves 20+.
Batter keeps well in refrigerator.