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South of the Border Coffee

This should be made with the cone-shaped raw sugar called piloncillo, but you may substitute dark brown sugar.



  1. Heat water. Add piloncillo, chocolate, cloves and cinnamon stick. Bring to a full boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in coffee or add coffee in a bouquet garni bag for easy removal.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in vanilla extract.
  5. Strain through a double thickness of cheesecloth or, better yet, use a bouquet garni bag for the coffee, then just remove the bag of grounds.
  6. Serve immediately.

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