Hot Buttered Bourbon

This is almost as good without the bourbon as it is with it.


20 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 pound butter, softened
1 (16-ounce) package light brown sugar
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
1 liter bourbon
4 quarts hot brewed coffee
Sweetened whipped cream
Garnishes: cinnamon sticks, ground cinnamon


Beat first 5 ingredients in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in ice cream; freeze in an airtight container until firm.

Combine ice-cream mixture, bourbon, and coffee in a large bowl, stirring well. Or for 1 serving, combine 3 tablespoons ice-cream mixture, 3 tablespoons bourbon, and 3/4 cup coffee in a large mug, stirring well. Serve with sweetened whipped cream; garnish, if desired.

Note: Ice-cream mixture may be frozen up to 1 month.