Ginger-Spiced Buttered Rum Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3/4 cup dark brown sugar

1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter 

3 tablespoons maple syrup 

1 teaspoon ground ginger 

1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 

2 cups boiling water 

6 ounces dark rum, such as Myers's

4 slices fresh ginger 


  1. In a medium bowl, use a wooden spoon to combine the sugar, butter, maple syrup, ground ginger and allspice. Mix until well combined.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a pitcher. Add the boiling water and rum. Divide the fresh ginger among 4 mugs or coffee cups and portion the cocktail. Serve hot.