Spiced Irish Coffee

Warm up this winter with an exciting and delicious drink.  The spiced Irish Coffee is great as an after-dinner dessert or a pick me up any time of the day.  

Spiced Coffee


  • Irish Whiskey
  • (Jameson, Teeling, Bushmills or any other brand easily available)
  • Demerara sugar (or any other natural brown sugar)
  • 4 Whole cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 spoonful of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 spoonful of orange zest
  • Nutmeg
  • A pinch of salt
  • Ground coffee
  • Heavy cream (optional)


Spice syrup-
In a saucepan simmer the following in half a cup of water for 10 minutes: Demerara sugar, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks, orange zest, ginger and a pinch of salt. Bring it down to syrupy consistency.

Combine the following:

  • 1 part Irish Whiskey
  • 1 part spice syrup
  • 3 parts freshly brewed coffee

Optional topping:
Gently add a spoon to cream over the coffee and garnish with a light dust of grated nutmeg.

Polly and I Lifestyle
Polly and I Lifestyle

Palak Zota and Brinda Khandwala are best friends turned partners.  They love to share the simple joys of everyday life on their Instagram account.  Originally from Mumbai, India, they now live in the bustling city of Hong Kong.  Their passions include trying out new coffee recipes, desserts and cocktails.  


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