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Irish Coffee Recipe

Irish Coffee Recipe

Creme de menthe adds a colorful touch to the cream. But made without, the coffee still lives up to its reputation as a relaxing after-dinner drink. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • 2 cups hot strong brewed coffee (French or other dark roast)
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon green creme de menthe


  • 1. Divide sugar and whiskey between two mugs; stir in coffee. In a small bowl, beat cream and creme de menthe until thickened. Gently spoon onto tops of drinks, allowing cream to float. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 203 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 21 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein.