I love this! I make a batch at the beginning of winter and keep it ready in the fridge for those cold nights. I have friends that don't drink so they have theirs minus the rum and still say how good it is!
I am sipping this right now. I quartered the recipe just to try it the first time and added 1 tsp cinnamon to the mix. I think it needs even more plus a nutmeg sprinkle on top of the finished drink. And half the water-to-mix ratio (way too weak with the full cup of water). Added later: Ok this is REALLY good with hot coffee instead of water. NOW i like it!
This was ok. I definitely needed more mix per cup than called for to get a good flavor. My guests likes it so that was good! But personally was not crazy about this.
Was the hit of my Christmas party. Although I was unable to enjoy it b/c I was too busy hosting - I did taste it and by the end of the party it was completely gone!!! I put in more rum than called for though.
It's good but lacks kick/spice/punch. I think I will add cider or spices next time.
I've never tried hot buttered rum but this recipe definitely made me want to have it every night! I cut the recipe in half and it lasted us from Thanksgiving to Christmas. My husband loved it and I loved it even without the rum! It makes an excellent non alcoholic drink! My only recommendation is to double the batter portion in a cup. Found it a little thin as recommended. Feel free to double the rum too! Happy Holidays!