Irish Coffee

Mar 16, 2022 | Drinks, Food

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!!!  I wanted to send this surprise Irish coffee recipe your way as a Thank you for your amazing support over the years.  We absolutely love all of you and we appreciate our readers so much.  We love getting your comments, ideas, and suggestions!  This is a perfect recipe to celebrate this holiday or really any day for that matter.  This strong brewed coffee loaded with Bailey’s Irish cream and sweat heavy whipping cream is a perfect after dinner coffee as an added bonus to your something sweet!
Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com
Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com
Jake And Maggie had fun this week trying on new Patty’s Day attire (as you can see below) during our “not so perfect” photo shoot.  Trying to get two dogs to focus when they get something new is incredibly hard but that’s ok.  This is what our photo fails look like :-). 
 
Props and clothes used:
 
Patty’s Day Hats, bow, and large tie – Walmart (last year and this year)
Custom dog bows and ties – The Pampered Poochesuse code “2labs” for 10% off your order
Patty’s Day Sign – Dollar General
Melamine plate – Dollar General
“Lucky” mugs – TJMaxx (last year)
Patty’s Day Hat decor – Dollar General
Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com
Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com
I first found this recipe at Will Cook For Smiles and changed it up a bit.  You all know I love anything sweet so I added way more granulated sugar than what was called for.  Her “pinch” is my “tablespoons”!  But her “tablespoons” of brown sugar is my “pinch”.  I used Puppy Paws Coffee Company Chocolate Lab coffee but she says any coffee will do.  I chose to throw a pinch of brown sugar over my whipping cream because I like the taste of the sugary crystals on my tongue.  After the recipe was made, drank, and kitchen was cleaned up, I thought about how I could make this recipe even better.  Maybe next time I’ll throw some brown sugar, sugar, and butter into a small pan and stir until I get toffee crystals to sprinkle on top.
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How to make Irish coffee:
I first made my whipping cream by combing the cream and sugar together until I got stiff peaks.  I used a whisk but you can also use a mixer.  Into the refrigerator that went and it was on to brewing my coffee.  If you are a coffee lover like me, check out Puppy Paws Coffee Company for all their delicious flavors all named after a different breed of dog!  Use code “2labs” at checkout for 10% off your order.  Every cup supports a pup!  
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I combined my coffee, Bailey’s, topped with my whipped cream and brown sugar and enjoyed a nice mug while I snapped photos for this blog.  Wishing you a wonderful holiday and let me know by commenting below if you try this recipe or have a delicious and favorite Irish coffee recipe I can try next time!  Enjoy!  
Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com

 

Irish coffee | www.twoadorablelabs.com

Irish coffee

Hot brewed coffee, Bailey's Irish cream, and topped with a deliciously sweet heavy whipping cream and brown sugar
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Drinks
Keyword: Coffee, Irish Coffee, Bailey's Irish Cream, heavy whipping cream, brown sugar
Author: Two Adorable Labs

Ingredients

  • 2 cups coffee, brewed
  • 3 oz Irish cream
  • 2 pinches brown sugar Or add more if you like
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar

Instructions

Whipped cream

  • Pour heavy whipping cream in a mixing bowl. Add granulated sugar.
  • Whip vigorously until soft peaks form.
  • Refrigerate while you make coffee.

Irish coffee

  • Brew your favorite coffee but make sure it is made very strong
  • Divide Bailey's Irish cream between the two mugs
  • Pour hot coffee and stir
  • Spoon whipped cream over top of each mug to your liking
  • Sprinkle brown sugar on top or add to your coffee and stir

Notes

Use a whisk to whip your heavy whipping cream or use a blender.  Make sure stiff peaks form.
You can omit the brown sugar all together if you like.
Drizzle salted caramel or chocolate syrup on top for added sweetness
The whipping cream and Irish cream will create a warm coffee.  If you like your coffee steaming hot, heat up the Bailey's in the microwave for 30 seconds before stirring in your coffee.  Add the whipping cream last.

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4 Comments

  1. Sandra Benick

    5 stars
    I have never tried Irish coffee before but this recipe seems easy and delicious! I loved Jake and Maggie’s Saint Patrick’s Day attire! So so cute! This may start my new holiday tradition. Thanks! ❤️

    Reply
    • Bobbi

      Thank you for the rating. This is so easy and delicious. You will love it :-).

      Reply
  2. Carla D Evans

    I am Irish and I love coffee so will be trying this out! Happy St. Patrick’s Day Two Adorable Labs! 🍀

    Reply
    • Bobbi

      Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We hope you enjoy your coffee!

      Reply

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