A Columbian twist on an Asian classic!
4 cups fat free skim or 1% lowfat milk
1 tablespoon instant or freeze-dried coffee
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
6 cardamom pods (available in spice section at most supermarkets)
1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
4 cinnamon sticks (optional)
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar and instant coffee, for five minutes over low heat. Don't let the mixture boil.
- Let the mixture steep off the heat for 20 to 30 minutes. Pour through a clean sieve or strainer. Serve either hot or cold. Use optional cinnamon sticks as stirrers.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Dairy Council.