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Citrus Spiced Coffee

 Citrus Spiced Coffee
Rouse sleepyheads out of bed with big cups of this anything-but-average cup of joe from our Test Kitchen. Brewed with lemon peel then stirred into mugs with a pineapple-sugar mixture, it adds zest to morning routines.
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup ground coffee
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 2 fresh orange slices
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Place the coffee grounds in a filter or basket of a coffeemaker; add
  • lemon peel. Prepare nine cups brewed coffee according to
  • manufacturer's directions.
  • In a small saucepan, combine water, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks,
  • orange slices, pineapple juice and vanilla. Cook and stir over
  • medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Strain; discard cinnamon and
  • oranges. Pour sugar mixture into mugs; add coffee. Stir. Yield: 9
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 90 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.