Irish Coffee

    Posted by  ·  March 16, 2011

    I love coffee! If I am going to have a fancy coffee drink I am easily satisfied with black coffee spiked with  Irish Cream Liqueur, so simple and delicious.

    In honor of St. Patrick’s Day here is a traditional Irish Coffee recipe.

    Irish Coffee Recipe

    1 1/2 Cups Coffee

    1 to 2 teaspoons brown sugar

    2 Tablespoons Irish Whiskey

    1/4 cup heavy cream (beaten until lightly thickened)

    Pour hot coffee in a mug, add the brown sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Stir in Irish whiskey. Top with the thickened heavy cream by pouring cream gently over the back of a spoon to help the cream float rather than sink into the coffee mixture.

    Filed Under: Recipes, St Patrick's Day

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    1. Hope
      Monday, April 4th, 2011
      I love that you are bringing awareness to this and helping raise money for it!
      I "liked" Just ask & posted on FB
    2. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      thanks for sharing!
    3. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      Happy St Patricks Day from N Ireland!

      Not a coffee drinker myself, but I love hot chocolate with Irish Cream in it :)
    4. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      time for me to get some irish Whiskey!
      I really want to taste that coffee!
    5. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      Hi Cindy!
      I totally LOVE Irish Coffee!
      Haven't had it in years!
      I love sugar around the rim of the coffee mug too!
      Hey...GREEN sugar sprinkles would be FAB around the coffee mug rim
      for St. Pat's Day!
      Thanks for the reminder!
    6. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      I just had to look, cause I love Irish coffee...and have a little stash of Irish creme liqueur myself! Thanks for sharing and a Happy St. Patty's to ya.
    7. Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
      Yummy, Cindy!

      Happy St. Pat's Day!