Irish Coffee recipe. In a tall glass, add 1 Tbsp brown sugar, 1.5-2 fl oz whiskey (depending on how strong you like it), and 1 cup brewed coffee (try Starbucks Sumatra ground coffee). Mix well. Top with whipped cream. Sprinkle nutmeg on top. Repeat steps for all four glasses. Serve and enjoy.
Because the recipe is so elemental, it pays to use the best coffee and cream you can find—you will be able to taste the difference. Whip the cream softly so it sits in the glass in soft peaks. And as for that shot of whiskey? Any blended Irish whiskey—like Tullamore DEW, Redbreast, or the classic, Jameson—should do the trick nicely.
How To Make Irish Coffee — Irish Coffee Recipe Ingredients: 1-1/2 oz Irish whiskey, 1 tsp brown sugar, 6 oz hot coffee, whipped cream. Directions: Combine whiskey, sugar and coffee in a mug and stir to dissolve. Float cold whipped cream gently on top. Do not mix. As an added treat you can drizzle some Crème de Menthe over the whipped cream.