Irish Coffee


  • 4 Tablespoons (4 X 15ml) of Irish Whiskey
  • 1 Teaspoon of Sugar (Preferably Brown)
  • Freshly made strong black coffee
  • Double cream, freshly whipped to soft peaks


  1. Warm an Irish whiskey glass or wine glass with hot water or steam
  2. Pour the whiskey into warmed glass
  3. Add in sugar & stir
  4. Pour in freshly made coffee, filling the glass to a half inch from the top
  5. Stir until the sugar is dissolved
  6. Turn a spoon upsidedown and put tip into coffee, let the cream fall into the glass over the back of the spoon
  7. Fill to the top of glass and do not stir, serve immediately