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

Giada De Laurentiis


Credit: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Deborah Williams/Pat Bates and Associates

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Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup coffee)


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  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; fat 1g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 29g; cholesterol 5mg; sodium 3mg; calcium 5mg.