2 lbs brown sugar
1 lb butter softened
2 tsps ground cinnamon
2 tsps ground cloves
2 tsps ground nutmeg
Cream the butter well and add sugar; beat till fluffy. Beat for 10 minutes with electric mixer, adding spices during process. For a slightly smoother mixture, thin the paste with a little rum.
To Serve: For each portion, place 1 tsp of the paste, 1 1/4 oz dark rum and 1/4 oz brandy in a preheated mug. Fill the mug with boiling water and add a cinnamon-stick muddler.
Notes: Keeps for months in refrigerator or freezer, tightly covered.