Do you love vintage cocktails with a twist? Look no further than Hot Buttered Rum with Ice Cream. This creamy concoction takes the classic recipe to new heights by adding a quart of vanilla ice cream to the mix. The result? A vat of deliciousness that will warm your soul and satisfy your sweet tooth. And the best part? You can keep the hot buttered rum batter in the freezer, ready to use whenever the mood strikes.
A Creamy Variation of a Vintage Cocktail
Hot Buttered Rum with Ice Cream is a delightful twist on a beloved classic. The base is a heavenly blend of brown sugar, powdered sugar, and butter, infused with the comforting flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg. But what takes this recipe to the next level is the addition of vanilla ice cream. The creamy texture and subtle sweetness of the ice cream elevate this cocktail to new heights.
The Perfect Recipe for Any Occasion
This easy hot buttered rum recipe is perfect for parties or a cozy night in. It comes from the trusted cookbook of the North Carolina State Elks Association, guaranteeing its authenticity and deliciousness. Whip up a batch of the hot buttered rum base and keep it in the freezer all winter long. Whether you’re hosting a large gathering or simply enjoying a quiet evening, this recipe is sure to impress.
How to Make Hot Buttered Rum with Ice Cream
Step by Step Instructions
- Cream softened butter, brown sugar, powdered sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg together using a hand mixer.
- Add softened ice cream to the mixture and continue to mix until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into an airtight bowl and store it in the freezer.
- When you’re ready to serve, scoop one portion of the hot buttered rum mix into a coffee mug.
- Pour a shot of your favorite rum over the mix and top it off with boiling water.
- For an extra touch of indulgence, add whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
For the full recipe and detailed measurements, scroll to the bottom of this post.
The secret to a perfect hot buttered rum lies in the quality of its ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need to create this creamy delight:
- Butter, softened
- Powdered Sugar (sifted)
- Brown Sugar
- Ground Cinnamon
- Ground Nutmeg
- Vanilla Ice Cream
FAQ: Your Burning Questions Answered
- How do I achieve a creamy texture? Ensure that your butter is softened at room temperature before creaming it with the sugars. This step is crucial for achieving a smooth consistency.
- Can I modify the recipe to suit my taste preferences? Absolutely! Feel free to add as much or as little dark rum as you like. We won’t judge!
- What if my ice cream base is lumpy? If you encounter lumps in the ice cream base, microwave it in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until it becomes smooth and creamy.
- Looking for an alternative to rum? Try substituting chocolate liqueur for the rum. It adds a delightful twist to this already amazing cocktail.
- How long does the ice cream base stay soft in the freezer? The base maintains its soft consistency, making it easy to scoop whenever you’re in the mood for a hot buttered rum. Use an ice cream scoop for effortless serving.
- Can I eat the ice cream base by itself? While it’s tempting to devour the base with a spoon, we recommend saving it for your hot buttered rum. It’s so delicious that it’s hard to resist sneaking a spoonful or two.
- How long can I store the base in the freezer? The frozen base can be stored in an airtight container for several months, perfect for hosting parties or enjoying a nightcap during the winter season.
- Looking for more cocktail recipes? Check out our other crowd-pleasing cocktails like Sneaky Pete Vodka Slush and Bay Breeze Cocktail for a Crowd.
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Ready to embark on a journey of flavor? Grab your cocktail shaker, gather your ingredients, and let’s mix up some hot buttered rum with ice cream. Remember, you can find more exciting recipes like this on Ice Cream.