Indulge in a Heavenly Buttered Rum Coffee Mix

Are you looking for a new and exciting coffee recipe to try? Look no further than the delicious Buttered Rum Coffee Mix! This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves the warm, cozy flavors of hot buttered rum in their coffee.

Not only is this recipe easy to make, but it also uses simple ingredients that you may already have in your pantry. With just a few steps, you can enjoy a hot, flavorful cup of Buttered Rum Coffee in the comfort of your own home.

Whether you’re a coffee aficionado or just looking to switch up your morning routine, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite. Perfect for chilly mornings or cozy evenings by the fire, there’s never been a better time to give it a try.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your ingredients and get ready to indulge in one of the most delicious coffee recipes out there. We promise, with just one sip of this rich and creamy blend, you’ll be hooked!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Buttered Rum Coffee Mix
Buttered Rum Coffee Mix

If you love a good coffee recipe, then you’d better brace yourself because it is about to get even better. Introducing the Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe! This simple yet delicious recipe will satisfy your cravings and give you the energy kick you need to start your day.

If you’re a fan of hot buttered rum or just like anything with a hint of rum flavor, then this coffee recipe is for you. With just a few ingredients and a little bit of mixing, this recipe yields fantastic results that are sure to make the coffee-lover within you jump for joy.

The Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe is perfect for a cold winter morning or any time of year when you want something warm and comforting to drink. The blend of brown sugar, unsalted butter, and rum extract creates that spiced butter coffee flavor that everyone loves.

And if that’s not enough to convince you, think about how versatile this recipe is. You can make it into a latte by adding frothed milk or cream, or you can even turn it into a fun cocktail by adding more rum and topping it off with whipped cream and a sprinkle of ground nutmeg. There’s no limit to what you can do with this recipe!

So why settle for an ordinary cup of coffee when you can have the deliciousness of Buttered Rum Coffee? Trust us; once you try this recipe, there’s no going back.

Ingredient List

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Here’s what you’ll need to make this Buttered Rum Coffee Mix recipe:

  • Coffee: 1 cup of hot brewed coffee
  • Rum: 1 ounce of dark rum
  • Butter Batter: 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, and a pinch of orange zest (optional)
  • Whipped Topping: 1/4 cup of whipped topping or whipped cream

– Butterscotch Topping/Rum Extract: 1 tablespoon of butterscotch topping or 1/4 teaspoon of rum extract
– Peanut Butter Banana Twist: Add 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and 1/2 banana to the butter batter for a unique twist on this classic drink.

All these ingredients should combine perfectly for that warm and delicious treat that you’ve been waiting for.

The Recipe How-To

Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe

  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon of freshly ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon of liquid rum extract
  • 1 cup of Coffee Rum Credit, divided in half (½ cup cold and ½ cup hot)
  • whipped cream (for topping)
  • orange zest (for garnishing)


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream* softened butter with brown sugar and mix well.

  2. Add 4 teaspoons of ground cinnamon to the mixture and stir to combine.

  3. Next, add freshly ground nutmeg (around one-fourth teaspoon) followed by liquid rum extract (also around one-fourth teaspoon). Mix all ingredients well.

  4. Batter: In a separate bowl, combine around two tablespoons of the above mixture with one tablespoon of hot brewed Coffee Rum Credit in each mug for single servings or larger jar for multiple servings. Then mix it into a smooth batter.

  5. Combine four tablespoons of prepared spiced butter coffee mix and one ounce of rum together.

  6. Pour two tablespoons of boiling water into your coffee mug or glass and mix well.

  7. Pour two tablespoons from the spiced butter coffee mix into the same mug or glass and stir until dissolved.

  8. Add 1/2 cup of hot coffee and mix well..

  9. Top the drink with whipped cream and sprinkle some freshly grated orange zest on top.

  10. Serve immediately,


  • For making spiced butter, soften unsalted butter first, then mix three-fourths cups light brown sugar into it along with one teaspoon of ground cinnamon powder plus half teaspoon vanilla extract.*

  • To make batter: Make a pot of fresh-brewed coffee, about 10 cups worth, and then mix some batter to taste.*

  • This drink is also great to be served cold, simply pour the coffee mix over ice and add whipped cream on top.

Substitutions and Variations

  • You can use dark rum instead of spiced rum.
  • Instead of orange zest, you can sprinkle nutmeg or cinnamon powder on top.
  • To make a Peanut Butter Banana flavor version: substitute peanut butter for the butter mixture and banana extract for rum extract.


Q: How long will the spiced butter last?
A: The spiced butter will last for up to a week if stored in the fridge.

Q: Can I use regular ground cinnamon instead of freshly ground?
A: Yes, but fresh ingredients have a more potent flavor than their prepackaged counterparts.

Q: What other cocktails can I make with Coffee Rum Credit?
A: Try out some of these rum drinks – Ron Colón, Dead Man Fingers, Pirate Grog Black, Grog Black Ei8ht.


That’s it

Substitutions and Variations

 Wake up and smell the buttered rum!
Wake up and smell the buttered rum!

Now, if you want to mix things up a bit, you can try a few variations or substitutions in this Buttered Rum Coffee recipe. You can swap dark rum for other types of rum like Ron Colón, Dead Man Fingers, Pirate Grog Black, or Grog Black Ei8ht to give your coffee the kick it needs.

If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also add a teaspoon of peanut butter or mashed banana to your spiced butter coffee mix for an added layer of flavor. For those who have a sweet tooth, you can swap out the brown sugar and use a tablespoon or two of butterscotch topping instead.

For coffee purists who prefer their coffee black but still want to enjoy some spiced rum flavors, you can try making a rum latte by whisking in some spiced butter into steamed milk, then pouring the mixture over hot brewed coffee.

Whether you choose to stick with the classic Buttered Rum Coffee recipe or experiment with some substitutions and variations, there’s no doubt that this drink is sure to satisfy your craving for a comforting and warm caffeine fix.

Serving and Pairing

 Spice up your coffee routine with this flavorful mix.
Spice up your coffee routine with this flavorful mix.

When it comes to serving the buttered rum coffee mix, there are plenty of delicious options to explore. My personal favorite is to serve it hot, with a dollop of whipped cream on top and a sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg or orange zest. It’s the perfect drink to keep you warm and cozy on a chilly day.

If you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing buttered rum coffee with some homemade baked goods, like cinnamon rolls or banana bread. The warm, spicy flavors of the coffee are the perfect complement to sweet treats. I also recommend serving this drink alongside a hearty brunch or breakfast spread, complete with eggs, bacon, and toast.

For those who prefer something more potent, you can even turn this mix into a cocktail by adding an ounce of dark rum to your hot buttered coffee. There are plenty of creative cocktail recipes that use spiced rum and coffee as the base, like Dead Man’s Fingers Rum Colón or Pirate Grog Black Ei8ht.

No matter how you choose to serve it, buttered rum coffee mix is always sure to impress your guests and warm your soul.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A cozy winter treat to warm your soul.
A cozy winter treat to warm your soul.

The beauty of this Buttered Rum Coffee Mix recipe is that you can make the mix ahead of time, saving you precious moments on busy mornings. Simply mix all the dry ingredients together in advance and store in an airtight container for up to two weeks. You can also prepare the spiced butter batter and keep it refrigerated for up to two weeks. When ready to serve, simply mix a few spoons of the butter batter into hot brewed coffee, using about 2 tablespoons of mixture per cup.

Storing leftover coffee mix is as easy as placing it in an airtight container and storing it in your refrigerator for up to one week. To reheat, simply zap it in the microwave (in a microwave-safe mug) or heat over low heat on stovetop until heated through while stirring frequently.

If you are feeling adventurous, you can even freeze the coffee batter portion of this recipe for up to three months! This way, you’ll always be ready with a delicious hot buttered rum coffee treat whenever the craving strikes.

Overall, this recipe is quite flexible when it comes to make-ahead options and storage. With a little bit of planning ahead, you’ll always have a steaming cup of indulgent Buttered Rum Coffee at your fingertips.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Who needs a fancy latte when you can make this at home?
Who needs a fancy latte when you can make this at home?

Now that you’ve got the gist of the Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe, let’s dive into some essential tips that will help you make a delicious and irresistible treat.

Firstly, opt for freshly brewed coffee. Although instant coffee seems like the easy and reliable option, fresh coffee adds a depth of flavor and aroma to your beverage that you won’t want to miss. Dust off your coffee maker or French press and give it a go.

Secondly, make sure to use high-quality ingredients. The butter, sugar, rum, nutmeg, and cinnamon should all be fresh for optimal taste. Fresh ingredients not only provide a better quality of taste but also elevates the overall appearance of the beverage.

Thirdly, don’t hold back on topping your beverage! Whipped cream is an obvious choice when it comes to topping your hot buttered rum but why stop there? Consider grating nutmeg or adding orange zest on top for additional flavor and presentation.

Fourthly, keep an eye out for substitutions. Despite adding a unique twist to the recipe by swapping some ingredients, leaving out the spiced butter would render an incomplete flavor profile in this recipe.

Fifthly, altering ratios in recipes can lead to different results hence measure each ingredient carefully. Don’t be caught off guard with too much rum in one cup or too much sugar drowned in the mix.

Lastly, if serving at a party or brunch gathering, prepare two or more batches and put them in separate carafes to offer variations for guests with different preferences; those who prefer their drink sweet or strong.

Follow these simple tips for a perfectly crafted buttered rum coffee mix that is guaranteed to impress!


Now that you know how to make a delicious Buttered Rum Coffee Mix, you may still have some questions. In this section, I’ve collected the most frequently asked questions about this recipe to ensure that you can make perfect hot buttered rum coffee every time. So, let’s take a look at the FAQs and find out more about this fantastic drink.

Can you mix coffee and rum?

To make a Coffee Rum Cocktail, take an Irish coffee glass, or any other preferred cup, and pour in a fluid ounce of rum. Next, add half an ounce of amaretto to the glass. Finally, fill the cup with hot black coffee. About 8 ounces of coffee should be enough.

What is a good rum to mix with coffee?

As a barista, I highly recommend trying out different types of coffee-infused rums. Ron Colón Salvadoreño High Proof Coffee Rum, Kraken Black Spiced Roast Coffee Rum, Dead Man’s Fingers Coffee Rum, Koloa Kaua’i Coffee Rum, and Pirate’s Grog Black Ei8ht Coffee Rum are some of the most popular coffee rums in the market. Each of these rums has its own unique flavor and strength, making for a delightful experience when added to cocktails or enjoyed on its own. Whether you fancy a strong hit or a smooth finish, these coffee-infused rums are sure to cater to your taste buds. Let me share some tips and advice on how to make the most of these rums.

How do you infuse coffee with rum?

To extract the full flavor of coffee beans, I suggest you try this technique. Pour 750ml of transparent rum into a container and remove approximately 1/2 cup of the alcohol inside. Put a few coffee beans into the rum bottle, and if you want, add a vanilla bean for some extra flavor. Give the bottle a gentle shake every now and again for 3-4 days. After a couple of days, pour the mixture through a strainer to remove the coffee and vanilla beans.

Can I add rum hot coffee?

For a warm and cozy drink, start by blending your coffee and sugar until the sugar disappears. Next, mix in both of your rums and add a hint of cinnamon and a zest of orange to enhance the flavor. Finally, top it off with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of Mexican chocolate and orange zest to add some sweetness and zest to your drink.

Bottom Line

So, what are you waiting for? Go make yourself a delicious cup of Buttered Rum Coffee using this amazing recipe and enjoy the delightful flavors of rum and spices in your coffee. It’s a great way to warm up on chilly evenings or enjoy as a special treat on lazy weekends.

Whether you’re a coffee lover, a rum enthusiast, or both, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting more. So don’t hesitate to give it a try and impress your friends and family with your barista skills.

Plus, with so many variations and substitutions available, you can customize this recipe to suit your tastes and preferences. So experiment with different spices, add-ins, or even use different types of rum to create your own unique twist on this classic recipe.

In conclusion, there’s no denying that Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe is one of the most delicious and satisfying coffee recipes out there. With its rich flavor profile and warm, comforting aroma, it’s sure to become a favorite among coffee lovers everywhere. So go ahead, make yourself a cup, sit back, and enjoy the delicious goodness of Buttered Rum Coffee.

Buttered Rum Coffee Mix

Buttered Rum Coffee Mix Recipe

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Calories 4.2 kcal


  • 1/3 cup coffee, finely ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons rum extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavor extract


  • Place coffee and nutmeg in a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  • With processor running, add flavorings.
  • Stop processor and scrape sides of container with a spatula.
  • Process 10 seconds longer.
  • Store in refrigerator.
  • Yields: Mix for eight 6-ounce servings.
  • To Use:
  • Place minimum of 1 tsp in a 1 cup measuring cup and add boiling water. Stir and strain into a 6 oz cup.

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Serving: 14gCalories: 4.2kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gSodium: 0.4mgSugar: 0.2g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beginner Cook, Beverages, Easy, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein, Very Low Carbs
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