Learn to make traditional rich and creamy Irish Coffee at home.

Irish Coffee

Servings 1 drink


  • 1 1/2 oz Irish Whiskey
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 8 ounce hot coffee
  • heavy whipping cream to taste


  1. Warm coffee mug or stemmed glass coffee mug with hot water just before mixing.
  2. Pour whiskey and sugar into mug. Fill with coffee, leaving room at the top to add the cream. Stir thoroughly.
  3. Using the back of a spoon, slowly pour the cream so it sets on top of the mixture. Do not stir the cream into the coffee mixture. Sip through the cream for a traditional taste.