Healthy Recipes: Coffee Kick
Kick-start your day with this coffee shot and welcome the richness of the warm winter sun this season.
Key Ingredients: 3 teaspoons of coffee, 6 pieces of crystallised sugar cubes, 230 mL of brandy, 2 lemon peels (sliced), 1 stick of cinnamon, 2 oranges’ peel, 10 whole cloves, 150 mL curacao
If you have been neglecting your mortar and pestle, take it out. Mash sugar lumps, peels cloves and cinnamon in it and heat it slightly. Then, add the already warmed brandy and curacao to it and keep stirring. Check for lumps. Ensure that all turns into a smooth running past. Add the coffee in the end. Stir and watch the juices and the dark coffee blend into a rich dark colour. The peels and cinnamon will fragnant the moist winter air captured in your home. Happy drinking!
Nutri-check: The medicinal properties of brandy and coffee, if taken proportionately, can enrich you with anti-oxidants required for an active lifestyle!
Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Nov 21, 2011
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