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Slow Cooker Hot Buttered Rum **

Slow Cooker Hot Buttered Rum

  • Cooking Time:

    5 hours
  • Servings:



2 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. butter
1 pinch salt
3 cinnamon sticks
6 whole cloves
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
2 qts. water
2 c. rum
heavy cream, whipped
ground nutmeg to sprinkle

Slow Cooker Hot Buttered Rum is a real treat to come into when you have been out in the cold! So Yummy and Delicious!

  1. Place all ingredients, EXCEPT Rum, heavy cream, and nutmeg to sprinkle into crock pot.
  2. Include the 2 quarts of water with all the ingredients, but make sure it is HOT water.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Cover. Cook on Low for 5 hours.
  5. Add rum; stir to blend.

Serve in mugs with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Note: Use real butter in this recipe

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11 years ago

Jenn i was wondering if you could halve this recipe?would cooking time change?And what size of crockpot would you use. Thanks

Margaret VB
Margaret VB
10 years ago

I had bariatric surgery and cannot tolerate alcohol. Do you think I could just add like maybe milk or extra water and rum extract. Would it come out the same?

Brandi C. D
Brandi C. D
10 years ago
Reply to  Margaret VB

could you possibly use apple juice and make it cider type drink?

Kaelan P.
Kaelan P.
10 years ago
Reply to  Margaret VB

If you can not have alcohol, then look at the ingredients list of extracts…
They are mostly alcohol with some sugar. In other words, you’d substitute rum with something that is about the same proof.
If you really want the rum flavor, try adding it in the beginning when the recipe says not to so the stuff you can’t have will evaporate.
-Just to make sure someone doesn’t hurt themselves.

10 years ago

What type of rum? Spiced, white, dark?

10 years ago

Salted or unsalted butter?

10 years ago

6 whole cloves of what???

10 years ago

Question: I saw 2 qts. water in recipe. Said to add all but rum cream and extra nutmeg. THEN said add 2 qts HOT water. So 4 qts in all? Or two!? I can be oblivious to the obvious so excuse me if I missed a crucial point,I just got confused.

10 years ago

Is it 4 cups of water total, or is the original 2 qts what you’re talking about in Step 2?

10 years ago

How long would you cook it on the stove top? I ran out of time to make it this way 🙁 I’m cooking it at medium I figured for 2 hours and them adding the other ingredients?

10 years ago

Hi:) This is going to be perfect for my Turkey Day get together. I just wanted to clarify… if I follow this exactly about how many servings will I have for my guest. I am having 20 people so just wanted to make sure I would have enough for everyone. I am using small mugs but wanted to double check!

Thanks so much!


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