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Easy Flavored Coffee


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When cool weather rolls around, I tend to crave flavored coffees.
I like adding spices (such as pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, or nutmeg), cocoa powder, and natural vanilla and/or almond extracts to create my own little flavors right in my kitchen without having to use caloric or artificial chemical-laden coffee syrups.
The trick is to add your flavorings to the grounds BEFORE brewing so that they brew with the grounds.

Some mixtures I've tried (for 8 cups coffee):
Chocolate Almond: 2 tsp Cocoa powder, a few drops of vanilla and almond extracts
Cinnamon Praline: A few drops of vanilla and almond extracts, 2 tsp cinnamon
Coconut Almond: 2 tsp cocoa powder, few drops coconut extract
Have fun experimenting!
- Submitted by MS_GOLIGHTLY 10/5/2010 in Healthy Eating | 2 Comments
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SLS-NY2IN 10/5/2010 4:05:00 PM

    I liked the idea but my husband does not like flavored coffee. Then it came to me I have a coffee maker that makes only two cups. Guess I will dig it out and try this idea. Thanks. emoticon
CALIDREAMER76 10/5/2010 1:08:00 PM

    Thanks for this suggestion - I AM not a coffee drinker - but have friends who are and am going to share this with them.

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