Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

spiced-coffee-cinnamon-whipped-cream Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Deborah Williams/Pat Bates and Associates


  • 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.

    Make Giada De Laurentiis's spiced—and spiked!—coffee with Giada's blend ground coffee ($7 for 12 ounces; Giada De Laurentiis for Target).
  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup coffee)

Nutritional Information

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

Good to Know

Caffeine is a known metabolism-booster, and coffee drinkers may be at lower risk of liver and colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and Parkinson’s disease.

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