Christmas Coffee

My Auntie made this delicious coffee one year at her Christmas Eve party. It was warm and comforting with the tastes of the season. You can serve it in any mug, but she served it in glass Irish Coffee mugs with a dollop of whipped cream on top and a candy cane.

Christmas Coffee


  • 3/4 Cup ground coffee
  • 4 (3inch) sticks of cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 8 Cups of water
  • 1/4 Cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon anise extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Small candy cakes for garnish


  1. Place ground coffee, cinnamon, and cloves in a coffee filter. Add water to coffee maker and brew.
  2. Stir syrup, sugar, and anis into the brewed coffee.
  3. Pour into mugs, and garnish with whipped cream and candy canes.

Makes 8 cups

Posted by on December 6th, 2010