Irish Coffee

Irish CoffeeRecipe
Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Pam Morris
Irish whiskey has a smooth, round flavor, as opposed to the smoky quality of Scotch whisky. If you don't have Irish whiskey, substitute bourbon.


6 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 111
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Calcium 10 mg


1/4 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup Irish whiskey, divided
1/4 cup sugar, divided
4 cups strong coffee, divided


1. Place 1/4 cup whipping cream in a medium bowl. Beat with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form.

2. Heat 6 mugs by running under very hot water; dry with paper towels.

3. Pour about 4 teaspoons whiskey into each glass. Add 2 teaspoons sugar to each serving; add 2/3 cup coffee, stirring until sugar dissolves. Top each serving with about 1 1/2 tablespoons whipped cream (do not stir).