Here's the recipe for a traditional Hot Rum Toddy, from http://www.foodandheritage.com/toddy.htm
1 cup of hot water
1 ounce of dark rum
2 teaspoons of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of creamed butter
2 teaspoons of freshly-squeezed lemon juice
dash of powder cinnamon
dash of powdered ginger
hint of powdered cloves
Mix your dry and wet ingredients (except the hot water and rum) into a paste. Pour into a serving vessel one cup of boiling water. Stir in the paste until dissolved. Add your once of rum. Garnish with a curl of lemon peel and a cinnamon stick. Serve when hot.
Serving for 1.
Jessup Food & Heritage, Ltd. 2000