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Hot Rum Coffee

Hot Rum Coffee

Ingredients

  • 2 cups hot coffee
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half, heated
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup amber rum
  • Grated chocolate for garnish

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4

A microplane grater makes fast work of grating chocolate to garnish these warming drinks, which are just right for serving during the winter holidays.

Recipe courtesy of Williams-Sonoma

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Holiday Entertaining, by Georgeanne Brennan (Oxmoor House, 2007).

Preparation

  1. Select 4 mugs. In a pitcher, stir together the coffee, half-and-half, sugar, cardamom and nutmeg. Pour 3 tablespoons of the rum into each mug and top with the warm coffee mixture. Stir gently, sprinkle the top with the chocolate and serve immediately.