Cloves impart a strong and earthy flavor to this sweet and spicy morning pick-me-up.
6 cups water
1⁄4 cup packed brown sugar
3-inch stick cinnamon
6 whole cloves
3⁄4 cup regular grind, roasted coffee
1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the water, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cloves. Heat at medium temperature, stirring periodically, until the sugar is dissolved.
2. Add the coffee. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
3. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Strain before serving.