Hot Buttered Bourbon Cocktail

For a comforting and yummy twist on classic hot buttered rum, try this bourbon cocktail to keep you warm all winter. It’s a cozy drink that's perfect for chilly winter nights.

February 27, 2020

Photo by: Heather Baird

Heather Baird

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 tbs. unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tbs. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • cinnamon sticks (for garnish)
  • YIELD: 2 cocktails

Instructions

In sauce pan over low heat, bring apple cider to a simmer. While the cider heats, mix together the butter, honey, cloves, cinnamon and ginger in a small bowl until well combined. Add the butter mixture to the cider, whisking until just melted.

Remove pan from heat, whisk in the bourbon and serve immediately. Garnish with cinnamon sticks. The drink may separate as it cools, but can be stirred back together with the cinnamon stick or a spoon.

Photo by: Heather Baird

Heather Baird

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