Traditional Irish Coffee

Traditional Irish Coffee

  • 1 1/2 tsp. sugar per glassIrish Coffee
  • hot coffee
  • 1 1/2 oz. Irish whiskey per glass
  • lightly whipped cream 3 Tbsp. per glass
  • freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon rind

Assemble four or more Irish Coffee glasses. In each glass combine 1 1/2 tsp sugar with enough hot coffee to dissolve the sugar. To each glass add 1 1/2 oz. (one jigger) Irish whiskey. Fill glasses to within 1 inch of the top with hot coffee. Float 3 Tbsp. whipped cream on top and sprinkle the cream with freshly grated nutmeg, if desired.

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