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Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

A simple and classic recipe.

[Black] [Classic] [Dessert] [Digestif] [Hot] [Simple] [Winter Night]

Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
1 12 oz Irish Whisky[ Add ]
5 oz Coffee[ Add ]
1 tbsp Sugar[ Add ]
2 tbsps Heavy Milk Cream[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in the glass
Glass: Mug
  1. Preheat the mug
  2. Whisk the cream slightly in a bowl so that it takes shape - don't whip it!
  3. Pour the whisky and the sugar in the mug and mix them
  4. Add the coffee
  5. Carefully pour the thickened cream on the top using the back of a spoon. It will float on top

Volume: 8.0 oz
Alcohol units: 1.8 standard drink
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8%


Times viewed: 64055
Average Score: 8.7 (6 votes)

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The sugar is essential for floating liquid cream on top.

The original recipe explicitly uses cream that has not been whipped, although whipped cream is often used.

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Added by David on
Last updated on 2010-06-23 10:10:06
Status: Approved