Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Make Giada De Laurentiis's spiced—and spiked!—coffee with Giada's blend ground coffee ($7 for 12 ounces; Giada De Laurentiis for Target).

Health DECEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup coffee)


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon plus more for serving
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 8 cups double-strength brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream


1. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; add allspice, cinnamon, and ginger. Simmer until sugar is dissolved (about 5 minutes); remove pan from heat.

2. Add 2 tablespoons spiced syrup to each of 8 cups of coffee; stir to combine. Add 1 tablespoon amaretto to each cup; top with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon; serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 138
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 5mg

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Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream Recipe