Irish Coffee Pudding


  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 heaping cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup strong black coffee
  • 1 1/2oz plain gelatin
  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 7 teaspoons Irish Whisky
  • Finely chopped walnuts (optional)
  • Whiskey flavored whipped cream (optional)


  1. In a pyrex bowl, cream the egg yolks with sugar
  2. Heat the coffee and dissolve the gelatin in it, then add it to the egg mixture
  3. Beat the mixture well
  4. Place the bowl over a pan of boiling water and beat / stir constatnly until the mixture begins to thicken
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool
  6. When the bowl has cooled a little, put it over cracked ice and continue to stir
  7. When the mixture is almost set, whip the cream and fold in the whiskey, then fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.
  8. Pour into dessert dishes and let set
  9. Garnish with additonal whipped cream with whiskey folded in & finely chopped walnuts