Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

These have become a Sunday morning favourite for us. Heavenly coffee to warm your tummy! The original recipe calls for ground cinnamon, but it also works very well if you put a couple whole cinnamon sticks or pieces of cinnamon bark in the cold milk. It will infuse the milk as it comes to a boil.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pan, mix the cinnamon and sugar with a bit of milk.
  2. Add the rest of the milk and bring to a boil.
  3. Just as the mixture comes to a boil, take it off the heat.
  4. Split your hot coffee between 4 mugs.
  5. Pour in the milk and serve immediately.
  6. Another variation is to leave out the ground cinnamon, but instead put a large cinnamon stick, some cloves and green cardamom pods in the milk. Leave as it comes to a boil, set aside and let it infuse for a couple minutes. Then strain out the seasonings and pour into the coffee.


Most Helpful

Perfect with the sweet date squares I made because it is not too sweet. I loved the cinnamon flavour. I made it double the amount of fresh ground cinnamon and would like to try the other variation next time. I used instant coffee and rice milk but did not boil the milk because separation seems to occur from previous experience. I will definitely make this and the other variation again.

UmmBinat October 04, 2009

MMMM. I've been adding cinnamon to my coffee nearly every time drink it, ever since i made this for the first time last week. Your recipe is great as is but i've played with it a bit because i normally don't take much milk. In the micro I heat about 1/4 cup of milk with 1/2 tsp cinnamon for about 20 seconds, stir, add no cal sweetner and mix with a large cup of already brewed coffee.

adeliashiffraw October 05, 2008

very good. I like my coffee sweet so added a bith more sugar and cinnamon for intensity.

Gabesgirl February 10, 2008

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