Christmas booze recipes

Last night we drunk more of my mulled cider at our gallery Christmas party, 2 whole vats quickly dissipated!  So it got me doing a bit of research about other winter warmers. Here are some I will be trying over the festive period…

Hot Buttered Rum, recipe from

Everybody likes Sandwiches

hot buttered rum
1/4 c butter, softened
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
1 T brown sugar

4 c water
2 c apple cider
1 large cinnamon stick, broken in 3
4 cardamom pods, slightly crushed
6 cloves
1 T brown sugar

1 t lemon juice per mug
1 1/2 oz amber rum per mug

1. Prepare the butter. Add spices and sugar to butter and mix until well combined. Put in fridge to firm up.

2. In a medium sized pot, add water, cider, spices and sugar and bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. In 4 mugs, add in 1 teaspoon for lemon juice and one and a half ounces of rum to each mug. Add in 1 rounded teaspoon of the cold spiced butter and then ladle the hot spiced cider to fill each mug. Cheers!

Vanilla Honey Vodka via Tales of Ted and Agnes

Oh and why not go the whole way and make an Apple Cider Cream Pie via Lottie and Doof.

so yummy

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