Hot Buttered Rum with Apple, Cider and Cinnamon

A warm creamy cocktail that can be enjoyed at Halloween or whenever you please.

Prep time: 1 minutes

Cook time: 6 minutes

Servings: 6 people


In a large pan, melt the butter, maple syrup and cinnamon over a low heat.

Increase the heat to medium, add the rum and leave to simmer for 1 minute.

Pour in the apple juice and apple cider and heat for 2-3 minutes more, or until warmed through.

Line up 6 heatproof mugs and put a cinnamon stick in each.

Top up with the hot drink and serve immediately, garnished with a little grated nutmeg. 


40g unsalted butter, softened
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tsp ground cinnamon
300ml golden rum
300ml cloudy apple juice
600ml apple cider
6 cinnamon sticks, to garnish
Freshly grated nutmeg, to garnish