About this recipe:This is a sweet, indulgent, warming drink for those who want a change from hot chocolate. The flavour is reminiscent of an aromatic gingerbread, with ginger, cinnamon and cloves all making an appearance! Serve with a gingerbread biscuit on the side for a real treat.
175g black treacle
4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1.5L hot brewed coffee
250ml single cream
100g whipped cream
1 teaspoon ground cloves
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Method Prep:20min › Extra time:10min chilling › Ready in:30min
In a small bowl, mix together the black treacle, dark brown soft sugar, bicarb, ginger and cinnamon until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
Add about 60ml of coffee to each cup, then stir in about a tablespoon of the spice mixture until dissolved. Fill cup to within an inch of the top with coffee. Stir in single cream to taste, then garnish with whipped cream and a light dusting of ground clove.