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How To Make The Perfect Irish Coffee

Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect Irish coffee and get the recipe just right? I have made quite a few Irish coffees over the years and they have been just fine. However there is a big difference, between just time and downright amazing and so easy!

Getting the perfect combination of sweetened coffee, Irish Whisky and cream is vital to creating a show stopping Irish coffee for the best winter cocktail or for after dinner drinks.

How to make the perfect Irish coffee and get the Cream just right for Christmas festive drinks or after dinner cocktails

How To Make The Perfect Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee Ingredients

  • 25 ml J&B Rare ( This is a Scotch Whisky but tastes amazing)
  • 2 tsp of brown sugar
  • 2 tsp of good quality coffee or 2 shots or espresso
  • 1 small tub of full cream
  • Half a Cadburys Flake.

How To Make

Start by preparing your cream and this is what makes this Irish Coffee Recipe so amazing, whip the cream. I had always poured it over a spoon, which works. But the difference adding a big blob of fluffy fresh whipped cream makes this winter cocktail incredible.

Use fresh cream and whip it to get the perfect Irish coffee

Mix the cream until it’s fluffy and firm so you can pick it up on a spoon and put it to one side. (If you are having a dinner party do this in advance and store in the fridge.)

whip the cream and make the coffee

You also want to crush the flake at this stage and then return to the fridge until you are ready to use.

Now prepare your coffee, add the coffee with boiling water to a glass and add 2 spoonfuls of brown sugar and stir until the sugar had dissolved.

When the sugar has dissolved add 25ml of J&B Scotch Whisky.

Add 25ml of J&B

Lastly with a table spoon add a bit spoonful of whipped cream and gently drop it into the top of the coffee, dont worry about levelling it will level as it settles. Sprinkle with crushed flake and serve. Thus watching your guests marvel at its perfection and ask you How To Make The Perfect Irish Coffee.

Add a large tablespoon of cream onto the top and also it to settle
The perfect Irish coffee Recipe for dinner parties and winter cocktails with coffee and whisky

How Do I Get The Cream To Float In Irish Coffee?

It’s all about the brown sugar, start with the heaviest ingredients first, ensure the coffee and sugar are well blend and pour the whisky onto the top before adding the cream and it floats.

Getting cream on top right

Recipe Variations

Of course coffee lends itself too many delicious cocktail combinations so why not try a few of the recipe variations below.

  • Baileys
  • Tia Maria
  • Kahula
  • Brandy
  • Toffee Vodka
  • Moose Spirit, also try out this Boozy Hot Chocolate.

Please note I was gifted the J&B Whisky to create a recipe, but all thoughts are my own.

How to make the best Irish coffee ever, the perfect winter cocktail and perfect for festive and Holiday Drinks
How to make the perfect Irish coffee and get the Cream just right for Christmas festive drinks or after dinner cocktails

How To Make The Perfect Irish Coffee

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

How to make the perfect Irish Coffee and get the cream to float with the perfect combination of sweetened coffee and Irish Whisky for the untimate cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 25 ml J&B Rare ( This is a Scotch Whisky but tastes amazing)
  • 2 tsp of brown sugar
  • 2 tsp of good quality coffee or 2 shots or espresso
  • 1 small tub of full cream
  • Half a Cadburys Flake.

Instructions

    Start by preparing your cream and this is what makes this Irish Coffee Recipe so amazing, whip the cream. I had always poured it over a spoon, which works. But the difference adding a big blob of fluffy fresh whipped cream makes this winter cocktail incredible.

    Mix the cream until it’s fluffy and firm so you can pick it up on a spoon and put it to one side. (If you are having a dinner party do this in advance and store in the fridge.)

    You also want to crush the flake at this stage and then return to the fridge until you are ready to use.

    Now prepare your coffee, add the coffee with boiling water to a glass and add 2 spoonfuls of brown sugar and stir until the sugar had dissolved.

    When the sugar has dissolved add 25ml of J&B Scotch Whisky

    Lastly with a table spoon add a bit spoonful of whipped cream and gently drop it into the top of the coffee, dont worry about levelling it will level as it settles. Sprinkle with crushed flake and serve. Thus watching your guests marvel at its perfection and ask you How To Make The Perfect Irish Coffee.

Notes

Recipe Variations

Baileys
Tia Maria
Kahula
Brandy
Toffee Vodka
Moose Spirit, also try out this Boozy Hot Chocolate.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 68Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 0g

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