Williamsburg Rum Butter sauce

Williamsburg Rum Butter Sauce Recipe

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Shirley Murtagh


I was given this recipe for the Rum butter sauce from a co-worker many years ago. A fiend of mine tried this and liked it. I hope you will too.

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mskes 3 cups
30 Min
Stove Top


1 cup brown sugar light/dark
2 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup butter
rind of 1 lemon plus 1/4 - 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp brandy
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup of light rum
2 tbsp dark rum,
mincemeat pie, pound cake or christmas pudding

How to Make Williamsburg Rum Butter sauce


  • 1Blend sugar, and cornstarch together in 1 cup boiling water.
  • 2Cook stirring over medium heat until thickened
  • 3Add lemon rind, lemon juice, brandy, nutmeg , light and dark rum
  • 4Cook 2 minutes, Stir
  • 5Serve hot over mincemeat pie, pound cake or Christmas pudding
  • 6Makes 3 cups of sauce
  • 7Enjoy

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About Williamsburg Rum Butter sauce

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Christmas, #sauces