This is a Holiday Spiced Coffee topped with cream and sprinkles of cinnamon and cocoa.
½ cup heavy cream
¼ cup coffee beans
10 crushed cardamom pods
2 star anise
½ quart water
1/3 cup powered sugar
½ cup Kahlua
1/3 brown sugar
1 tbs sweetened cocoa
1 tsp cinnamon powered
Chill the whipping cream, the mixer bowl and the wire mixer attachment.
Mix coffee beans, cardamom, star anise and water in a one-quart pot. Simmer on low until liquid reduces by half.
Whisk the cream with wire attachment on medium to high speed until forms soft peaks, this should take about 1.5 minutes. Add sugar and whisk until forms firm peaks, 2-3 minutes.
Filter coffee to separate the solids. Next mix with the Kahlua and brown sugar. Split equally into 6 cups. Top with of cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon and cocoa.