Christmas Spiced Rum

Okay, I’m going to try something I learned from my friends Michael and Terry who live in rum loving St. Croix. It’s Christmas spiced rum.

Take one bottle of dark Cruzan Rum. Cruzan is made in St Croix. Add one vanilla bean, a clove or two and one cinnamon stick.

Close the top and wait until close to Christmas. Mix with eggnog and enjoy.

So today a client called me and said she had picked up some vanilla beans at a specialty store here in Charlotte. So I ran out and bought two bottles of Cruzan Rum, one for her and one for me. They don’t carry the dark Cruzan here so I had to settle for the 2 year old light rum. I have been assured that the spices will turn the rum very dark anyway.