Place everything into a bowl and mix through by rubbing the sugar and spices between your fingers and palms to break up any sugary lumps. Once your rub is well mixed, you can place it into a container ready for adding to your BBQ food, it works perfectly on Corn on the cob to give it a delicious and sticky spice coating as it works well on the sweet corn.
To cook the corn – boil in salted water for 5 minutes. Once cooked, remove from the heat, place on a plate and allow to cool slightly, and for the steam and water to evaporate.
Brush the warm corn with the mayo with a pastry brush, then dunk the corn into the spice mix to coat it will cling to the corn quite thickly, so just add a few strips of the rub onto the corn then using your fingers, rub this into the corn to distribute evenly.
Place on the BBQ or in on griddle and cook until charred. Serve with lashings of butter.