Hot buttered rum mix

2 sticks butter, softened
3 C brown sugar
1 t grated nutmeg
1 t cinnamon
Pinch cloves
Pinch salt

Mix all ingredients together well. For each serving, put a heaping tablespoon of the mix in a mug. Fill halfway with boiling water and stir. Add a shot of rum and stir again. Top with a dollop of whipped cream or drop in a small scoop of vanilla ice cream.