• 30minutes
  • 112calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2
MineralsSelenium, Zinc, Copper, Chromium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 cups water

  2. 1/2 cup dark brown sugar (or piloncillo)

  3. 4 cinnamon sticks

  4. 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  5. 2/3 cup freshly ground freshly ground dark roasted decaf coffee beans (Viennese is good)

  6. anise seed

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat 3 cups of the water, sugar and cinnamon in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently. Bring the mixture to a boil, making sure to stir till the sugar dissolves. Turn the heat down to medium and simmer, stirring frequently, for 20 minutes until the mixture is reduced by a quarter. The last 5 minutes, add the 1 tbls. cornstarch to the remaining 1 cup of water, mix completely, and add to the water/cinnamon mix. Cook for 5 more minutes. Add the ground coffee and stir until the mixture returns to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and allow to stand for at least five minutes.

  2. Strain the mixture using a fine sieve or a double layer of cheesecloth. Pour into mugs and serve while hot. Top with a few aniseeds if you like.


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