Easy Irish Coffee

This hot drink will warm you all over on a chilly St. Patrick's Day.

from The Ultimate Christmas
Easy Irish Coffee

It’s fun to prepare this special drink in front of your guests and serve it with a flourish.

    How to make it   5 minutes

  • 1

    Make a pot of strong coffee, and pour it into heatproof stemmed glasses or clear cups, each containing a large measure of Irish whiskey (or bourbon). Sweeten to taste — it’s the sugar that keeps the cream floating on top of the coffee.

  • 2

    Then, over the back of a large spoon, gently pour thick cream so that it forms a luxurious, even coating on the surface of the coffee. Drink through the cream — and enjoy. It should be very hot, and very strong!

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