Best things to mix with rum

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Best things to mix with rum

One of our favorite recipes to mix with rum is rum chata cinnamon toast crunch pudding shots. It has all of the sweet taste and spicy notes of a bowl of cinnamon toast crunch cereal and creamy rum chata cream mixed in a pudding shot. The rim of the shot glass is rimmed with marshmallow and crush cereal, topped with whipped cream and sprinkles. If you have never tried rum chata before, it is a creamy spiced white rum with and sweet cream, mixed with the cereal it literally tastes like a shot of brown sugar cereal and milk. You could even top these with a mini scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat!


These Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shots are so easy to make, and they’re really good.  These would be great on a Buffet Table, at a party, or shared with friends. You can make these ahead, and they’ll be ready to serve when you need them. Keep this one in your favorites!

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1 large package of Jello White Chocolate Pudding – 6 ounce

1 cup of Milk

1 cup of Rum Chata

1/2 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch – crumbled or crushed

2 Large Marshmallows

1/3 cup of crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch – to rim glasses – see directions

12 mini Mason Jar Shot Glasses – see link

Redi-Whip Whipped Cream – to top

Sprinkles – to top

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Place the White Chocolate Pudding in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer, and add the Milk, and Rum Chata, and blend on low until mixed. Turn mixer on Medium High, and mix for 1 minute, or until Pudding has thickened.

Crush 1/2 cup of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, and add to the Mixing Bowl, and mix to blend. 

Crush 1/3 cup of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal, and place it in a shallow dish. Cut the Marshmallows in half, and using the cut part of the Marshmallow, run the sticky Marshmallow around the rims of the shot Glasses. Dip the rims of the Shot Glasses in the crushed cereal crumbs, and set aside.  When all the Glasses have been rimmed with the cereal crumbs, add the Pudding mixture to the Shot Glasses, filling the glasses. Place the Glasses in the refrigerator until time to serve.

Before serving, remove Glasses from refrigerator, and add a generous amount of Whipped Cream on top of each Glass. Add Sprinkles of choice to the tops of the Shot Glasses. Serve, and Enjoy!

Makes 12 – 14 Jello Pudding Shots

NOTE: You can make the Shots a day in advance, and just finish with the Whipped Cream and sprinkles before serving. Just make sure to leave the shots in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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Rum punch

Another popular choice to mix with rum is a rum punch recipe that is perfect for the holidays! You will need a large punch bowl or beverage dispenser of choice to make this refreshing drink. Add orange slices and a cinnamon stick in the punch bowl as a garnish. It has all the tropical flavors This punch is a mix of white rum, spiced rum, coconut rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, and coconut water. You can serve with a lime wedge and a maraschino cherries to garnish. You can easily add a splash of grenadine syrup and jamaican rum and make a jamaican rum punch.

Classic piƱa colada

Another classic recipe made with two kinds of rum is a classic pina colada, made with cream of coconut, pineapple juice, white aged rum, caribbean rum, lime juice, frozen pineapple, and ice. garnish with a pineapple wedge and enjoy this popular cocktail on a hot day!

Mai Tai

Another classic and one of the best rum cocktails is a mai tai made with malibu coconut rum, spiced rum, orange juice, cranberry juice, and grenadine syrup. Garnish with and orange slice and a sprig of fresh mint and enjoy this delicious drink on a hot day.

Spiked hot chocolate

You can make this simple drink for holiday parties and it will always be a hit on a cold winter’s night. Hot chocolate with a couple different type of rum if one of the most asked for holiday drink recipes.

Spiked apple cider

This mixed rum cider is one of our favorite drink recipes in the Fall. Made with captain morgan rum, apple cider, dark rum, vanilla simple syrup, a splash of maple syrup, orange juice and heated in the crock pot. Not only will this be a hit at Thanksgiving dinner, but your house will smell amazing.

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