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Cumberland Rum Butter

Sauces and Spicery

Creamed cold sauce of butter with rum, Barbados sugar and spices. Served with puddings or oatcakes. (British Food Trust, etc).

There is a tradition of offering Rum Butter and oatcakes to visitors come to admire a new baby, token gifts of coins being stuck into the the empty butter bowl, to ensure a prosperous life for the newborn.

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