Makes 8 servingsEndTextStartText
1/4 pound unsalted butter
1 tablespoon Chinese 5-spice powder
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
Very hot water (almost boiling)
Fresh unsweetened whipped creamEndTextStartText
1. Melt butter and stir in 5-spice powder, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, and cayenne. Transfer butter mixture to the refrigerator and chill until solid.
2. Spoon 1 tablespoon butter into each mug. Top with enough hot water to melt butter.
3. Add 2 ounces rye to each mug and top with a spoonful of whipped cream. Serve hot.