Maple Buttered Rum

Maple Buttered Rum

This rum recipe is featured in our A Cook's Thanksgiving guide. Find the entire dinner menu in the This Month's Feast section of our website. Pair it with this Apple Walnut Pie recipe.

Maple Buttered Rum

"Maple has been something I've been bouncing around in my head for a while," McElwain says. "When I saw apple and walnut in the pie recipe, it was an immediate match for me. It all goes so well together. Also, I think apples and rum make a good pair."

Serves | 1 |

  • 2 Tbsp maple butter (recipe follows)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 oz Crusoe organic spiced rum
  • 1 oz Myers's dark rum
  • cinnamon stick

| Preparation | Temper a mug (fill it with hot water for a few minutes, then empty and dry) and add maple butter and maple syrup. Heat water until desired temperature and add both rums. Pour into the mug slowly and stir until butter is melted. Add cinnamon stick.

Maple Butter

Serves | 20 |

  • 1 lb unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ lb brown sugar
  • ½ cup maple sugar
  • ½ Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground clove
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg

| Preparation | Mix all the ingredients together in a food processor until well incorporated. Refrigerate until ready to use. Can be frozen up to 6 months.