Dad liked a cup of hot buttered rum on a cold night.


1 pound butter
2 pounds brown sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon allspice
rum, to serve
boiling water, to serve
cinnamon, to sprinkle


1. Melt butter. Pour over spices. Beat eggs with fork. Mix for 15 minutes in mixer.

2. To serve: 1 jigger of rum, 1 tablespoon of mixture and add boiling water to fill mug. Stir well and sprinkle with cinnamon.