Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum dessert recipes

If you enjoy spiced rum you’re in for a treat as the folks at Sailor Jerry have put together a list of dessert pairings – with recipes – to try this holiday season.

If the sound of Sailor Jerry Coconut Rum Balls with a Cup O’Jerry cocktail doesn’t whet your appetite, maybe a mug of Spiked Rum Hot Chocolate and a slice of Sailor Jerry Mud Cake will?

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“Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is here to redefine holiday indulgence and there’s no better way than by dishing out the season’s most beloved flavours, baked and paired with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum goodness,” David Hudyma, Spirits Specialist, William Grant & Sons in Canada said in a release.

“Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is bold, smooth, flavourful, and blends well with holiday-inspired ingredients, promising a merry jerry season that’s nothing short of spectacular.”

Check out all the Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum holiday recipes below.

Cup O’Jerry paired with Sailor Jerry Coconut Rum Balls

Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum coconut balls

Cup O’Jerry


  • 1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 4 parts Coffee
  • ¼ part heavy cream
  • 1 pinch brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Whipped Cream

How to Make:

  • Build in a cup, garnish with cinnamon and whipped cream

Sailor Jerry Coconut Rum Balls


  • ¼ cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 12 oz. vanilla cookies, crushed
  • 1 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

How to Make:

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl and mix until evenly incorporated.
  • Chill for 4 hours.
  • Combine confectioner’s sugar and cinnamon in a dish.
  • Roll into 1” balls then roll in sugar/cinnamon mix to coat.
  • Store in refrigerator overnight before serving.

Sailor’s Yule Nog with Sailor Jerry Eggnog Fudge

Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Yule Nog

Sailor’s Yule Nog


  • 1 oz Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 1 ¾ part coconut milk
  • ¾ part sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ part pineapple juice
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 drops vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon stick

How to Make:

  • Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, then strain into a martini glass.
  • Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

Sailor Jerry Eggnog Fudge


  • 2 cups Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 1 ½ cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ cup butter, cut into 1” chunks
  • 2/3 cup eggnog
  • 2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 12 oz. white chocolate pieces
  • 7 oz. marshmallow cream

How to Make:

  • Soak the raisins/cranberries in 2 cups Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum for 3 hours. Drain the rum and reserve 2 tsp. of the rum.
  • Line a 9” x 9” pan with tin foil and coat with non-stick spray.
  • Put the butter, sugar, eggnog, and spices into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring consistently.
  • Once a rolling boil is reached, stop stirring and insert a candy thermometer.
  • Once temperature has reached 235°F (113°C) remove from heat and add white chocolate, marshmallow cream and the leftover Sailor Jerry from step
  • Mix well using a wooden spoon until everything is well incorporated and fluffy.
  • Spread in the prepared pan and sprinkle the raisins/cranberries on top.
  • Let cool completely then cut into squares

Sailor Jerry Spiked Rum Hot Chocolate paired with Sailor Jerry Mud Cake

Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum hot chocolate

Sailor Jerry Spiked Rum Hot Chocolate


  • 1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 3 parts almond milk (or any milk you can get your hands on!)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of good quality dark hot chocolate powder
  • Pinch of quality sea salt
  • Chocolate powder
  • Marshmallows

How to Make:

  • Heat the milk and then gradually mix with the hot chocolate powder until you’ve got a smooth rich hot chocolate.
  • Add the Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum and the pinch of salt and stir.
  • Serve in a tall mug and garnish with chocolate powder and marshmallows.
  • Add a bit of a kick with chilli flakes if you are feeling whole assed!

Sailor Jerry Mud Cake


  • ¼ cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 9 tbs. butter, cubed
  • 8 oz. high quality dark chocolate
  • 1 cup brewed espresso coffee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder

How to Make:

  • Pre-heat over to 375°F
  • Put the butter, chocolate & coffee in a saucepan over medium heat and warm until chocolate melts. Set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture in a bowl and add sugar, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum and eggs.
  • Whisk well until mixed, then sift the flour and baking powder over and continue to whisk until well combined.
  • Bake for 1 hour 15 mins until a toothpick inserted should come out clean
  • Let cool for an hour before removing from pan.

Sailor Jerry Holiday Rum Punch paired with Sailor Jerry Spiced Pear Cake

Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Punch

Sailor Jerry Holiday Rum Punch


  • 3 Cups (24 oz.) Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 2 (12 oz.) Bottles Ginger Beer, cooled
  • 1/3 Cup Honey
  • 12 Whole Cloves
  • 8 Cups Apple Cider, divided
  • 4 Cups Cranberry Juice, chilled
  • Sliced Green Apples, Oranges, or Lemons for Garnish
  • Rosemary Sprig, for Garnish

How to Make:

  • Combine honey, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and 2 cups of cider in a small saucepan over medium. Cook, stirring often, until honey is dissolved and mixture is fragrant with spices, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat; cool and steep 15 minutes. Discard spices.
  • Combine spiced cider mixture, cranberry juice, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, ginger beer, and remaining 6 cups apple cider in a large punch bowl. Garnish with sliced citrus and apples. Serve over ice.

Sailor Jerry Spiced Pear Cake


  • 1/2 cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 4 large pears (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup golden raisins


  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Sailor Jerry Spiced rum

How to Make:

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small heavy saucepan, heat Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum over medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half, 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat; cool.
  • Beat sugar, eggs, oil, vanilla, and cooled Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Sift together the next 5 ingredients; gradually beat into rum mixture. Stir in pears, walnuts, and raisins. Transfer batter to a greased and floured 13×9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 45-50 minutes. Cool cake in pan on rack.
  • For glaze, mix confectioners’ sugar and Sailor Jerry Spiced rum; spread over cake. Cut into squares.

Sailor Jerry Spiced Hot Cider paired with Sailor Jerry Pecan Pie

Sailor Jerry Spiced Hot Cider


  • 1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 4 parts Apple Cider
  • ½ part Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons of Mulling Spices

How to Make:

  • Heat all ingredients except Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum on the stove until warm and fragrant.
  • Pour into mugs, top with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, lemon and apple slices.

Sailor Jerry Pecan Pie


  • 1/3 cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
  • 4 cups chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 cups red candied cherries
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped candied pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied citron

How to Make:

  • Sprinkle 3 cups pecans over a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour to creamed mixture, beating well.
  • Spread batter into prepared pan. Combine candied fruit and the remaining pecans. Spread fruit and pecans evenly over creamed mixture; press gently to help mixtures adhere. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 1 hour. Sprinkle Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum over the top; cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.

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