This recipe will yield approximately 100 servings.


1 lb. (0.5 kg) butter

1 lb. (0.5 kg) brown sugar

1 lb. (0.5 kg) confectioners' sugar

1 qt. (0.9L) vanilla ice cream

1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon

1 tsp. (10g) ground nutmeg

Cool Whip whipped topping



Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat.

Stir in both sugars.

Remove from heat, and mix in cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Fold in softened ice cream until well blended.

Pour mixture into a plastic container, seal, and freeze.

To Make Butterbeer from the Batter

When frozen, put 1 to 1½ Tbsps. Hot Buttered Rum Batter in a coffee mug, altering amount according to taste.

Add 1 oz. (30 ml) of rum, then fill cup with boiling water.

Stir, top with Cool Whip, and enjoy!


Batter can also be added to coffee, apple cider, plain hot water, warm milk, hot chocolate, or used to make a milkshake.

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