Spiced Ginger Coffee- My first Taste of Home Tuesday Recipe & Review!

Fall is my favorite time of year.   The leaves are changing, the mornings are cool and crisp.   I love starting these days with a nice hot cup of coffee.  I'm a huge ginger fan, especially combined with molasses.   This reminds me of a gingerbread-style beverage I got from a chain restaurant around the holidays.   I had mine with cream, because it was what I had on hand, but definitely will be picking up whipped cream for future servings.   Because I'm the only coffee drinker, I froze about half the mixture in 2 teaspoon servings in an ice cube tray.   When they were solid, I popped them out and put them into a ziptop bag.   I'll defrost them for hot coffee use, or I may play around with them in an iced coffee version.   Thanks so much to the hard working people at the Taste of Home Test Kitchen for sharing this recipe!


                       Spiced Ginger Coffee

     1/2           cup  molasses
     1/4           cup  packed brown sugar
  1           teaspoon  ground ginger
     3/4      teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  1            SERVING  :
  1                cup  hot brewed coffee
                        Milk, whipped cream and additional ground cinnamon, optional

In a small bowl, combine the molasses, brown sugar, ginger and cinnamon.

For each serving, place 2 teaspoons molasses mixture in a mug. Add 1 cup hot coffee; stir until combined. Serve with milk, whipped cream and cinnamon if desired.

Cover and store remaining molasses mixture in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Yield: 15 servings (2/3 cup molasses mixture).


I'm very excited to be participating in Taste of Home Tuesday with Red Cottage Chronicles.   Thank you so much for hosting, Maureen!

                                        Taste of Home Tuesday

Please be sure to visit these lovely VFE's and see what they cooked up this week!
Ellen from Family Around the Table - Sparkling Cranberry Kiss
Shannon from Making The Most of Nap Time - Zucchini Cupcakes
Maureen from Red Cottage Chronicles - Gluten Free Brown Sugar Baked Oatmeal
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