Vegan Treats: Vegan Buttered Rum

October 13, 2015
As the weather cools, my urge for warm, spicy beverages increases. Few things beat the comfort of a steaming hot mug gripped between icy fingers on a crisp, autumn day. Of course there's all your standard spicy fall drinks- chai lattes, ginger tea, pumpkin spice everything. But isn't it time for something new in your life? Add some excitement with an updated version of an old colonial classic- buttered rum. It's sweet, creamy and will warm you from the inside out. This drink is calming, good for digestion and may bolster up your immune system as well. It's the perfect way to unwind after a long day. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to suit a larger crowd as well. Serve with some soup and crusty bread and you'll have yourself a party!
Vegan Treats: Vegan Buttered Rum

Vegan Treats: Vegan Buttered Rum

Recipe Type: Beverages
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  • 2 cups Rum
  • 6 cups Boiling water
  • 1/2 cup Vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup Raw cane sugar
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons Whole cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • Dash Salt
  • As desired Vegan whipped cream
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Directions

1. Combine water, butter, sugar and spices in saucepan. 2. Simmer over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes, until hot and fragrant. 3. Reduce heat and stir in rum. 4. Allow mixture to simmer for about 5 more minutes. 5. Remove from heat and serve immediately 6. Top with vegan whipped cream if desired
Also see: Vegan London Fog
Also by Quincy: Vegan Pumpkin Onion "Bacon" Tart
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Quincy is an NC-based college student who is passionate about leading a healthy and compassionate life. Aside from classes, she fills her time with cooking, writing, travel, and yoga. You can find more from her on her blog Shugurcän and on Instagram.

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