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Twice-Spiced Rum

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time7 d 15 mins
Course: cocktail
Keyword: cinnamon, rum, star anise, vanilla


  • 2 cups spiced rum, such as Kraken
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split


  • Add 2 cups of spiced rum to an airtight container or mason jar.
    2. Add 3 cinnamon sticks and close container. Let steep 3 days, turning jar once or twice a day.
    3. After 3 days, add 1 star anise pod, and 1/2 vanilla bean (split the bean open with a knife so that it can release its flavor). Leave all ingredients steep 4 more days, turning jar once or twice a day.
    4. After 7 days, remove all spices and use rum as needed, or to make my Twice-Spiced Almond Nog.