Hot Buttered Rum Muffins

Hot Buttered Rum Muffins Recipe

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Donna S


I received this recipe from a friend and has been a big hit when I have baked them to share with family and friends. As they bake the kitchen smells good and knowing that just in a short time they will be ready to indulge in. Yum!


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15 Min
20 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 large
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c
  • 5 Tbsp
    rum, divided
  • 3 Tbsp

How to Make Hot Buttered Rum Muffins


  1. Pre-heat oven 350
    Beat butter with mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add sugar, beating well, add eggs, one at a time beating just until blended after each addition.
    Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cloves and nutmeg together in small bowl.
    Combine milk and 3 Tbsp rum in measuring cup.
    Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed after each addition. Spoon mixture in each muffin cup 3/4 full, bake 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven, place on cooling rack.
    Combine remaining 2 Tbsp rum and 3 Tbsp sugar in small saucepan, cook over low heat, stirring constantly until sugar disolves, brush over warm muffins.

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About Hot Buttered Rum Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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