rum milk punch


This is a great holiday party recipe.  It’s a fantastic alternative to the thick-as-molasses eggnog drinks for those of us who want to avoid diabetes for a little longer.

Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


6 oz. dark rum (can also be made with bourbon)
3 cups of 2% milk
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp vanilla
cinnamon and nutmeg, for garnish

Combine milk and rum in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add vanilla and powdered sugar and stir occasionally for 5 minutes. Take off heat and let sit until cool.  Pour rum punch into four chilled glasses and garnish with cinnamon and nutmeg.  Serve!

*Extra credit: Put tinsel on top of a cocktail straw.  My old roommate Lizzie, who I miss terribly, used to do this for holiday parties and it’s as dorky as it is adorable.


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