Irish Cream and Coffee

Last updated on January 15th, 2024 at 07:10 pm

Irish coffee is one of the delicious hot coffee brewing recipes that you can make at home with very simple ingredients.
Irish Coffee is A Creamy Coffee Bliss

Irish coffee marries creamy indulgence with a warming caffeine jolt. Picture rich coffee layered with sweet Irish cream, topped with fluffy whipped cream, and a hint of chocolate. Sip through the velvety foam, enjoying the coffee’s smooth warmth and the liqueur’s subtle kiss. Whether you prefer it classic or with a whiskey kick, this comforting sip is perfect for chilly days or a luxurious treat anytime. Give it a try! You won’t regret the creamy coffee bliss.

Servings: 1


  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1 shot (1.5 fluid ounces) jigger Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 shot (1.5 fluid ounces) whisky (optional)


  1. Pour hot brewed coffee into a mug.
  2. Stir in Irish Cream.
  3. Stir in whisky (optional)
  4. Top with whipped cream (optional)
  5. Sprinkle some ground cinnamon to add some spice taste to it (optional)
  6. Enjoy!

Tips For Irish Coffee

  • Use good quality coffee. This is the base of your drink, so it’s important to start with something you enjoy. A dark roast coffee will pair well with the whiskey and brown sugar.
  • Heat the mug. This will help keep your coffee hot. Rinse the mug with hot water before adding the ingredients.
  • Warm the whiskey and sugar. You can do this in the microwave or on the stovetop. Be careful not to boil the whiskey.
  • Don’t over-whip the cream. You want it to be light and fluffy, not stiff.
  • Layer the ingredients carefully. This will create a beautiful presentation. Pour the coffee first, then the Irish cream and whiskey, and finally the cream.
  • Spoon the cream slowly over the back of a spoon to float it. This will help prevent it from sinking into the coffee.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of grated nutmeg or cinnamon (optional).
  • For a sweeter coffee, use more brown sugar.
  • For a richer coffee, use heavy cream instead of whipped cream.
  • For a boozier coffee, add more whiskey.
  • For a non-alcoholic version, omit the Irish cream liqueur or whiskey and add a vanilla extract and non-alcoholic Irish coffee syrup.

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