Definition of rum butter in English:

rum butter


  • [mass noun] A rich, sweet, rum-flavoured sauce of butter and sugar, served especially with mince pies or Christmas pudding.

    • ‘Cumberland rum butter is traditionally served with Christmas pudding and mince pies; it also makes a wonderful gift for any new parents or to give throughout the festive season.’
    • ‘The exact origins of rum butter are shrouded in mystery.’
    • ‘He also talked to butter-maker Sue Forrester and her husband Tom and tasted some of her Cumberland rum butter, which is traditionally served at christenings.’
    • ‘You can make your spiced rum butter in advance and keep it in the fridge.’