Rum Flavored Icing

Rum Flavored Icing


"This frosting is rum-tasty and delicious. Try it out on any cookies calling for icing."


servings 49 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings



  • Calories:
  • 49 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat butter and milk over a low heat. When melted remove from heat.
  2. Stir sugar and rum extract into the butter and milk mixture. Use hot water to thin the icing to your desired consistency.
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  1. 15 Ratings


The flavour for this icing is nice. I added real amber rum instead of rum extract. I used it on cupcakes, so I also added quite a bit more icing sugar to thicken. Thanks for the recipe.

This frosting is so good with the rum sugar cookies. I found I had to add a lot more water to get it thin enough to frost the cookies.

easy and perfect.. added a little nutmeg

A great combination for Rum Sugar Cookies (from this site)! Thanks! :)

This did not turn out for me at all. I cut the recipe to 12, maybe that was it? the consistency was course and way too sweet. I used very fine sugar (berry sugar). Maybe should have used icing s...

I used this with rum sugar cookies. The cookies were a success.

Delicious!!! Added a little extra powderded sugar. Frosted the Rum Sugar Cookies with this. Will use again!!!

I added 1 1/2 tsp cocoa powder and used golden rum instead of extract and frosted rum rains in brownies. Huge success!