Spiced or " Chai " Coffee for 2

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

I've been making this Mexican-East Indian flavored coffee for years and the thought never occurred to me of posting the recipe until recently. To "Chai-ify" the coffee, add 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. I use our Bialetti stainless steel stove-top espresso coffee maker from Italy to prepare this. Feel free to substitute ground spices for the whole.

Top Review by Annacia

This is a true treat. I used espresso and the whole peppercorns along with everything else. Added a bit of Splenda with no milk or cream for me. Delicious, LOVE the gorgeous spice mix.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. NOTE: the amount of ground coffee indicated is estimated. Adjust amount according to the type of coffee maker you use. In fact, all ingredient amounts are estimated.
  2. Place the ground coffee in the coffee maker/basket. Fill the coffee maker with water. Please try to use filtered water if possible.
  3. Add the spices.
  4. Brew coffee.
  5. Sit back and enjoy!
  6. Serving suggestion: we like our coffee with heavy cream (aka whipping cream), a little bit of unrefined cane sugar (Sucanat) or agave nectar to sweeten.

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