Valerie's Irish Coffee

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • serves 1

Finish dinner with this boozy coffee, topped with lemon vanilla whipped cream.

5 Ratings
Directions for: Valerie's Irish Coffee


2 Tbsp hot water

1 Tbsp brown sugar

1 shot Irish whiskey

2 ½ shots hot espresso

Lemon-Vanilla Whipped Cream, recipe follows

Lemon-Vanilla Whipped Cream

1 ½ cups heavy cream, chilled

2 Tbsp sugar

1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

½ tsp lemon zest, grated


1. Combine the hot water and brown sugar in a mug. Stir together until the brown sugar is melted. Stir in the whiskey and espresso. Top with several dollops of the whipped cream. Serve immediately with a spoon.

Lemon-Vanilla Whipped Cream

1. Add the heavy cream, sugar, vanilla and lemon zest to a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Whip just until soft peaks form.

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