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Hot Buttered Kahlua

 A spin off of the original hot buttered rum, this hot cocktail is creamy, rich, and spicy with a nice coffee kick.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Kahlua
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 25
Calories 165 kcal
Author Amy D.


  • For the batter:
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Hot water
  • Kahlua


  1. To prepare the batter: In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Add the powdered sugar and the brown sugar stirring until completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in the ice cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour into a freezer safe container. Store in freezer
  3. To use the batter: Simply place 1-2 Tablespoons of batter into a mug of boiling hot water. Stir until it's melted. Then add one ounce of Kahlua. Top with whipped cream if desired.

Recipe Notes

This batter will keep for 3 months in the freezer.
Feel free to change things up. Add the batter to hot chocolate or tea. Or change out rum or brandy for the Kahlua.