Spiced Coffee with Cognac

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Infused with cloves, cinnamon and citrus, this Cognac-spiked coffee is perfect for winter entertaining.

Spiced Coffee with Cognac

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 4 cups freshly brewed coffee
  • 4 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half
  • 2 3-inch strips orange zest
  • 2 3-inch strips lemon zest
  • 4 ounces Cognac, or to taste


  1. Add brown sugar, cloves, cinnamon stick, orange zest and lemon zest to coffee. Let steep over coffee warmer or in a thermos for 10 minutes. Pour through a strainer into cups. Add Cognac to taste.


Per serving: 79 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 6 mg sodium; 127 mg potassium.

Exchanges: n/a

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