Hot Buttered Rum Recipe

It’s that time of the year again! The carols are in the stores, everyone's talking about the big fat guy and how he's going to fit down the chimney, so it must be time to make up a batch of hot buttered rum batter.  Apparently hot buttered rum has its origins in Europe, which makes sense because it surely had to be invented in countries where it was freezing outside, and a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Rum Fondue

Making a comeback from dinner parties of the 70’s, Chocolate Fondue is easy to make, but impressive to serve. The addition of Rum makes it a little more decadent, and very tasty! Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Ingredients (serves 4) 200g dark chocolate, finely chopped 200ml thickened cream 1- 2 tablespoons white rum (for a subtle taste) or … [Read more...]

How to make rum balls

Well Christmas is nearly upon us and that means lots of food, lots of family and lots of good times to share. One of my favourite memories as a kid was making rum balls in the kitchen with my mum (yep it’s actually spelt like that here in Australia) in preparation for guests coming over for dinner parties. This Christmas my mum and sister are coming to my place – so it’s on me … [Read more...]