Warm the hearts of your guests with these smells and tastes of the holidays.
Using a spoon, mix butter, cinnamon, allspice, sugar, and cloves together until well combined. Cool in refrigerator for 2 hours.
banana version: Slice bananas into 1-inch slices. Add bananas and 5 heaping bar spoons of butter mixture to sauté pan. Sauté until bananas are soft. Add back to bowl of butter mixture. Stir well. Cool as directed.
spirit-free version: Hold the run.
To a coffee mug, add 2 heaping bar spoons of butter mixture. Add 1 1/2 ounces of aged rum. Fill mug with hot water. Stir until butter is melted.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
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