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Mexican Coffee

Yield 6 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ground dark roast coffee
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Sweetened whipped cream
  • Garnish: ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Place coffee in coffee filter or filter basket; add cinnamon and nutmeg. Add water to coffeemaker; brew according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Combine brown sugar, chocolate syrup, and milk in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Stir in coffee and vanilla. Serve immediately with a dollop of whipped cream; garnish, if desired.