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Caramel Irish coffee with gingerbread rim recipe

Caramel Irish coffee with gingerbread rim recipe

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Cosy up this Christmas with our caramel Irish coffee. This creamy cocktail is spiked with whisky and has a gingerbread sugar rim to give you all those warming feels. See method

  • Serves 1
  • Takes 5 mins
  • 357 calories / serving


  • 25ml Irish whisky
  • 15ml caramel syrup, plus 1 tbsp for the rim
  • 100ml filter coffee
  • 25ml double cream
  • 3 coffee beans, to garnish

For the gingerbread sugar rim

  • 20g golden caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    8g 38%
  • Sugars

    45g 49%
  • Salt

    0g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 46g Protein 0.8g Fibre 1.6g


  1. Dip the rim of a heatproof glass into 1 tbsp of caramel syrup, then gently roll the glass in your gingerbread sugar until coated. Pour the whisky, caramel syrup and coffee into the glass and stir to combine.
  2. Shake double cream in an airtight container or cocktail shaker until it’s slightly thicker and foamy. Or use a fork and whisk the cream for a minute until it’s slightly thicker. Float the double cream over the drink and garnish with 3 coffee beans.

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