Spiced Up Hot Cereal

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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15 m servings 262 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 200 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * 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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  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.



Absolutely delicous. I made no changes or substitutions. The kids had seconds and ate everything that was left in the pan. They could not stop talking about how good it was! Next time, I'll try ...

This was delicious. I am only making enough for one so I cut the measurements a little under half. I also am half asleep & used oatmeal before my mind caught up with the fact it said cream of wh...

I usually use more evaporated millk to water, and just use vanilla, butter, and sugar. So this was an interesting and yummy change of pace. 4 stars because it didn't knock my socks off, but we...

I liked this recipe. I didn't give it 5 stars since it is not fantastic enough to win over non-cream of wheat eaters. My kids didn't like it. But, I'll make it again for myself! Thanks!

I love this version of farina! I eat cream of wheat often, so I cook this recipe once or twice a week. The only thing I changed is instead of butter, I use organic extra virgin coconut oil. When...

My hubby said this recipe tastes just like his momma's! That was the best compliment ever! :)

I thought this was a delicious breakfast and I will make it often.

Very impressed with this recipe. Make it often.

I loved this recipe, but half of my family didn't. That's the only reason I put 4 stars. I did double the recipe because I have a large family and found that I didn't need as much water. You ...

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