(The name comes from the color of the coffee – that of the robe of a Capuchin monk.)
Makes 6 servings.
3 cups extra strong hot coffee
2 3-inch pieces stick cinnamon
4 whole cloves
4 whole allspice
Softly whipped cream
Pour coffee in a chafing dish or pan. Add cinnamon, cloves and allspice. Steep the mixture over a very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain.
Pour into heatproof wine classes or cups; top with cream and nutmeg. Serve with sugar.