Spiced Up Hot Cereal

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This is the only way I can get my family to eat cream of wheat or farina. It's the perfect comfort food on a cold winter's morning.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup cream of wheat

  • ¼ cup white sugar, or to taste

Directions

  1. Place water, milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and butter into a large saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Once the butter has melted and the water is steaming but not boiling, whisk in the cream of wheat cereal. Stir constantly until thickened, then reduce heat to low, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sugar to taste before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 215mg 17%
Iron 9mg 48%
Potassium 230mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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