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Irish Coffee is a great drink after a long day or for a brunch with friends.  If you are not into any kind of alcohol,  just disregard this recipe.  St. Patrick’s Day and Christmas are two times during the year that I enjoy this drink.

1 1/2 ounces of Irish Whiskey, Bushmills or Jameson are both good to use.
6 ounces hot black coffee
1 teaspoon brown sugar
Whipped cream
Pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg, Optional
1 maraschino cherry, Optional
Pour whiskey into cup or glass, add sugar and black hot coffee.  Stir.  Add whipped cream. Sprinkle with pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg.  Can add maraschino cherry on top.  Enjoy!
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If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Chocolate Cinnamon Flavored Coffee. (No alcohol in this one)
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One Comment

  1. Disregard this one, never! Such a classic.

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