Orange-Spice Coffee

August 12, 2007

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Serve this spicy, great-smelling coffee and the one you love will always remember that certain summer Sunday. SAM

1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
1/16 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/16 teaspoon ground cloves
1/16 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
2 top-to-bottom strips of orange peel 1/4-inch wide, scraped clean of white rind
2 tablespoons orange liqueur, divided
2 cups hot strong coffee
Whipped cream or whipped topping

In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Place 1 1/2 teaspoons of the spice mixture in each of 2 coffee mugs. Add 1 strip of orange peel and 1 tablespoon orange liqueur. Fill each cup with coffee and top with whipped cream.
Makes 2 servings.