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Holiday Spiced Café Au Lait


⅛ teaspoon cinnamon

2½ cups whole milk

3 tablespoons honey

⅛ teaspoon ground cloves

6 cinnamon sticks, 3 inches long

Nutmeg, generous pinch

Ground coffee – enough to make a full pot of coffee in either a drip or French press coffee maker


  1. Brew coffee as normal, adding spices to the ground beans before brewing.
  2. While holiday spiced coffee is brewing, heat milk in a saucepan with honey over medium heat, stirring with a whisk until warm and slightly frothy.
  3. Fill cups ⅔ with coffee, then top with the warm milk. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and spices (optional).