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Whispering Wreath

Whispering Wreath
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This warm mixture is a distinctive twist on the classic hot buttered rum.

Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 1 cup
  • 1/4 cup
    fresh mint leaves, plus 10 for garnish
  • 1/4 cup
    fresh sage leaves
  • 4 cups
  • 10 dashes
  • 12 ounces
    dark rum, (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons
  1. Using a muddler or large wooden spoon, mash sugar and herbs together in a large saucepan until the herbs are bruised and fragrant.
  2. Add water and bitters; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Stir in rum and cook for 1 minute. Add butter and cook, stirring, until it melts.
  3. Strain the mixture into a pitcher. Let stand for about 10 minutes to mellow the flavors. Serve in cordial glasses or other small heat-safe glasses, garnishing each drink with a mint leaf.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 10 servings, 1/2 cup each
  • Calories178
  • Fat2 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol6 mg
  • Carbohydrates20 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium4 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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