Ok, folks….its time to get ready. I’m not talking about getting candy or costumes ready. Nor am I speaking of pumpkins or spooky Halloween decorations. Its time to get your mental health in check. You know that those kids of yours will have meltdowns, sugar highs & lows, sibling fights over how much candy someone did or didn’t get, and the ultimate monster screams when its time to call it a night, and a certain little boy or girl wants to go on to the next block for some additional sugar accumulation. How is it that we can prepare for this? One word…Alcohol!
So, I kidd in good fun, however, you know just as well as I do that by the time you get home from trick-or-treating, and finally get your lil’ goblins in bed you will most definitely be ready for a drink! This delightful cocktail requires Spiced Rum, like Captain Morgan. So parents, put it on your to-do list for tomorrow. If you don’t already have it at home, make sure to swing by the liquor store. Don’t pretend you don’t know where it is. 😉
This hot, creamy, spicy drink will not only warm your tummy, but help you take that frazzled Halloween induced edge off. A Cream Hot Buttered Rum is gonna be just what Dr. Frankenstein ordered! You can easily whip it up in just a few minutes, just in time to kick back and enjoy your favorite show that’s waiting for you on the DVR.
Here’s how this delicious cocktail comes together:
- ¼ c. (1/2 stick) butter, softened
- ¼ c. brown sugar
- ¼ c. powdered sugar
- ½ tsp. cinnamon
- ½ tsp. nutmeg
- 1 c. vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
- Spiced Rum (like Captain Morgan)
- Whipped Topping and Nutmeg for toppings
- In a small bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add the cinnamon and nutmeg and stir. Add softened ice cream and beat until fully combined.
- Add 2 Tbsp. of ice cream mixture to a mug. Pour over 1 oz. (a shot) of Rum. Add 6-8 oz of boiling water.
- Freeze remaining batter for later use. Enjoy!
I received this recipe many years ago at my bridal shower and is an oldie, but goodie. I wish I knew who it came from, as there is no name on the handwritten recipe card. I would love to thank this person for many great evenings, when I needed a warm spiked beverage after a long day.
Many great Halloween Wishes to you and your family!