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Mocha-Spiced Coffee

Photo: Jan Smith
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Use a high-quality unflavored coffee, such as French roast, for a properly robust cup.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ground coffee
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light chocolate syrup (such as Hershey's Lite Syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 83
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 1.7 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 16.8 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 39 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 3 ingredients in a coffee filter or filter basket of a coffeemaker. Add 5 cups water to coffeemaker; brew according to manufacturer's instructions.

  2. Combine milk, sugar, and syrup in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Stir in brewed coffee and vanilla. Serve with whipped cream, if desired. Serve immediately.