Irish Coffee

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3 c Water
1 ts Vanilla
4 ts To 8 ts granulated sugar
3/4 c Ground coffee
1 c Chilled whipping cream
1/4 c Powdered sugar
1/2 c Irish whiskey or brandy

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in chilled 1.5-quart bowl until stiff; refrigerate. Prepare coffee as directed in "about coffee", using 3/4 cup coffee and 3 cups water. Heat 4 mugs or Irish coffee glasses by rinsing with boiling water; drain. Place 2 tb whiskey and 1 to 2 ts granulated sugar in each mug; stir. Pour hot coffee into each mug. Top with whipped cream; serve immediately. 4 servings (about 3/4 cup each); 280 calories per serving. Source: Betty Crockers Cookbook, 6th Edition

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Again, this is not real Irish Coffee. Real Irish Coffee is a thing of beauty and there is only one way to make it. Anything else is a hot drink with alcohol in it. See recipe TRADITIONAL IRISH COFFEE posted 15 Sept 09
IrishStar 6y ago

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