Most coffee drinkers forget it's easy to make it special, and the producers of instant flavored coffees would have you believe that there is some kind of trick to spicing coffee. In fact, most of the coffees which we consider "special" are daily beverages in their cultures of origin.
In addition to this variation, you can spike any coffee with cinnamon, cardamom, cocoa powder, vanilla, or any spice that suits your taste.
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