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Mocha Cinnamon Coffee Recipe

Mocha Cinnamon Coffee Recipe

Field Editor Bernice Morris of Marshfield, Missouri relates, “One snowy day, my neighbor called and invited me over to try a new drink she’d made. It was delicious! This spiced coffee is a lovely treat any time of year.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ground dark roast coffee
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the coffee grounds, cinnamon and nutmeg; pour into a coffee filter of a drip coffeemaker. Add water; brew according to manufacturer's directions.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the milk, chocolate syrup and brown sugar. Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Stir in vanilla and brewed coffee.
  • 3. Ladle into mugs; garnish with whipped cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with fat-free milk, sugar-free chocolate syrup and 2 tablespoons Splenda brown sugar blend; calculated without whipped cream)equals 95 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.