Texas Holiday Traditions – Irish Coffee Recipe


Holiday gatherings come alive with the sounds of toasting glasses of wine, eggnog, and a personal favorite, Irish Coffee with cream. If you want to change up your drink selection, try serving a delicious glass of Irish Coffee to your holiday guests.



  • 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 jigger Irish whiskey (1 1/2 ounces or 3 tablespoons)
  • Heavy cream, slightly whipped


  1. Fill your favorite mug with hot water to preheat it, then empty.
  2. Pour piping hot coffee into your warmed glass until it is about 3/4 full.
  3. Add the brown sugar and stir until completely dissolved.
  4. Blend in Irish whiskey.
  5. Top with a collar of the whipped heavy cream by pouring gently over back of spoon.
  6. Serve hot.

Recipe by Barman Dara Cruise via Food Network

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