Coffee with Cinnamon and Cloves
A quick-and-easy, fall-flavored coffee made with instant granules. What's not to love about this special beverage? —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 cups water
- 5 teaspoons instant coffee granules
- 1/2 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
- 4 whole cloves
- 5 teaspoons sugar
- Whipped topping, optional
- In a small saucepan, combine the water, coffee granules, cinnamon stick and cloves. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5-8 minutes. Strain and discard spices. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Ladle into mugs. Serve with whipped topping if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup (calculated without whipped topping): 46 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.
Originally published as Spiced Coffee in Healthy Cooking October/November 2011