Colonel Sanders Honey Rum Sauce

This recipes came from a booklet Colonel Sanders put out in 1964. The wording is extremely choppy, but these are the Colonel’s recipes. He did not include his Chicken Recipe in this booklet. The Colonel’s suggestion was to serve this with apple pie.

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Colonel Sanders Honey Rum Sauce

This recipe from the real Colonel Sanders, this rum sauce was poured on bread pudding or apple pie.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Buttered Rum Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 307kcal


  • 1 pound light brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 8 ounces butter
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Combine sugar, honey, salt, and hot water. Mix well and add margarine. Place over heat and bring slowly to a roiling boil, then remove from heat and let cool. Add Rum or Extract, store at room temperature. Place a piece of pie on plate that heat won't harm. Ladle on 2 oz. of the Sauce over pie. Place under broiler till sauce bubbles. Serve hot.


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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