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How to Make Irish Coffee

Learn how to make Irish coffee in simple steps This hot cocktail is rich, simple and can be made from scratch at home in 5 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American, Irish
Servings 1 glass
Calories 287 kcal


  • 230ml Irish coffee mug


  • 30 ml Smooth Irish whiskey
  • 2 teaspoon sugar syrup
  • 150 ml freshly brewed black coffee.
  • 50 ml Cold heavy cream


  • Warm the mug: start by using a heatproof glass or mug, fill the mug with hot water then set it aside while you brew the coffee. Let it sit for about two minutes so that the mug is thoroughly warmed through. Discard the water.
  • Pour the brewed hot coffee into the mug, fill it about ¾ way.
  • Add brown sugar, sugar cubes or sugar syrup then mix to combine. If using granulated sugar, stir until the sugar fully dissolves.
  • Add the Irish whiskey and stir to combine.
  • Lightly whip the cold heavy cream. Note that the cream should be soft peak but still be pourable.
  • Top the Irish coffee by pouring the whipped cream over the back of a spoon, that way, the cream floats and doesn’t break into the coffee. Don’t stir the coffee, drink through the cream. Enjoy!!!



Calories: 287kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 1gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 30mgPotassium: 120mgSugar: 10gVitamin A: 735IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional data: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients and brands you use. Under no circumstances will thedinnerbite.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting for your reliance on nutritional information.

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