Salty Maple Buttered Cider Recipe

María del Mar Sacasa

Hot buttered rum is even better with warm cider. A sprinkle of Maldon salt and a hint of lemon juice round out the flavors.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves: 2 servings

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  • Maldon salt

  • Half of 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon softened butter

  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

  • 1/2 vanilla bean pod, seeds scraped out

  • 4 ounces dark rum

  • 8 ounces apple cider


  1. Scatter Maldon salt on a small plate. Rub rim of two heatproof glasses or mugs with lemon half, then dip in salt.

  2. Combine butter, maple syrup, and vanilla bean seeds in small bowl. Set aside. Combine rum and cider in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Pour into prepared glasses, then top each with half of butter. Serve immediately.

Special Equipment

Small plate, small saucepan

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
338 Calories
6g Fat
27g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 338
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 926mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 48mg 240%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 174mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)