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Irish Coffee

Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Pam Morris
Yield 6 servings
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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).