Our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe is a wonderful beverage to accompany any brunch or dessert! It’s lovely to serve baileys coffee as a solo dessert beverage too. But, how can you wrong with a Baileys and Kahlua in your cup of coffee?! Some tend think that it needs to be kalhua vs baileys–I say why not have both?! Unless you prefer the traditional Irish coffee baileys just by itself, then omit the kahlua in our irish coffee baileys recipe. Either way you will completely adore it! Enjoy 🙂
Today’s Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe is a traditional Irish hot beverage!
Ohhhh kay, I added the Kahlua because why not?! I’m thinking the more-coffee flavor there is the more-better it is! (at least in my book!) While the most common everyday beverage in Ireland is tea and popular alcoholic beverages include whiskey, beer, and ale. Coffee mixed with whiskey and whipped cream is known throughout the world as “Irish coffee.”
In my recent European travels that included a few days in Dublin, Ireland I made sure to stop and enjoy an Irish Coffee! This is a photo of the Irish Coffee I enjoyed while waiting for my departing flight in the Dublin, Ireland airport. . .
A little glance at the history behind Irish Coffee & our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe:
Chef and Bartender Joe Sheridan worked at the Foynes Airport, Shannon Ireland. He created the traditional Irish Coffee on a cold night as he was hoping to warm travelers, Sheridan put some good Irish whiskey into their coffees and topped it with pouring cream.
How did Irish Coffee get to the US?
• In 1951, Stanton Delaplane, a reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle, enjoyed a cup of Sheridan’s Irish Coffee at Foynes Airport.
• The reporter flew home to the US and spent a long evening at The Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco attempting to work out the proper balance of ingredients.
• Soon enough, Jack Koeppler, the owner of The Buena Vista, found himself to be the proprietor of the most prosperous saloon in the city practically overnight, thanks to Irish Coffee!
Ingredients in our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe!
Remember last weeks Irish Cream Bundt Cake? You may have spied this Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua in one of the cake photo’s. I must say it was a lovely pairing all the way around! Give it a try and let us know what you think. We’re sure you’ll love our Irish Coffee With Kahlua & Cremé De Cacao Recipe too.
- dark hot coffee
- baileys irish cream
- kahlua coffee liquor
- brown sugar
- fresh whipping cream for topping
Enjoy our Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe & these Irish recipes too:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 520Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 0gSugar: 51gProtein: 1g
Irish Coffee with Baileys and Kahlua Recipe is a must-make for St. Patrick’s Day or any day!
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