Rum Butter

Rum butter is a real Christmas treat and very easy to prepare in advance. Substitute the rum for brandy if you prefer.

  • 4 oz (110g) unsalted butter
  • 4 oz (110g) light muscovado sugar
  • Grated rind of an orange
  • 4 tbsp dark rum

Prepare ahead: up to 4 days

Freeze: Yes

  1. Put the butter into a bowl and put beside the Aga to soften for 20 minutes.
  2. Whisk the butter, and add the sugar and orange rind and then gradually beat in the rum. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate until needed.
  3. On Christmas Day, remove from the fridge and bring to room temperature before spooning generously over Christmas pudding or mince pies.
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