Ghee (clarified butter) mixes with rum more easily than regular butter, giving this hot toddy a silkier texture. Ghee is available in jars at Whole Foods and specialty food markets as well as Indian groceries.
Slideshow: Rum Cocktails
Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
2 ounces dark or amber rum
3/4 ounce melted ghee or unsalted butter
1/2 to 3/4 ounce honey
4 ounces hot water
Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish
How to Make It
In a warmed mug or heatproof glass, combine the rum with the ghee and honey. Stir in the hot water and garnish with the nutmeg.
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