Irish Coffee Cocktail Recipe

Irish coffee is a unique and delicious cocktail. It is a perfect combination of Irish whiskey, brown sugar and hot black coffee. It is better to top it with a thick cream to enhance its taste and look. The original recipe of Irish coffee uses an un-whipped cream. Do not use white sugar in Irish coffee. The origination of this amazing cocktail is a disputed issue as many people claim to be its founders. It is better to serve Irish coffee in a big beautiful mug. There are mugs available in the market, which are especially designed for coffees. However, you can serve it in a cocktail glass as well. You have the option to customize this cocktail according to your requirements. This recipe makes only two coffees but you can increase the quantity of the ingredients of the Irish coffee cocktail according to your need. Follow the given below step by step Irish coffee cocktail to try this yummy coffee in your next party:

Ingredients (take 10 minutes and make 2 cocktails)

(2 tablespoon) good freshly ground coffee

(1/4 cup) Irish whisky

(2 to 4 tablespoon) brown sugar

(1 1/2 cups) boiling water

Whipping cream for topping purpose


  • 1

    Take a coffee plunger and place 2 tablespoon good quality freshly ground coffee in it. Carefully pour in 1 1/2 cups of boiling water. Stir the mixture until mix thoroughly. Set it aside for approximately five minutes at room temperature.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, take two Irish coffee glasses, cups, or mugs. Divide the 1/4 cup of Irish whiskey equally among the two cups.

  • 3

    Now, pour in the coffee and gradually stir in the 2 to 4 tablespoon brown sugar to the cups.

  • 4

    Your Irish coffee cocktails are almost ready; carefully float the whipped cream on the top of your cups.  garnish your cups if you want and serve your Irish coffee cocktails immediately.

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