Irish Desserts - Irish Coffee Recipe
Irish coffee is a great liqueur to serve at the end of any good Irish meal and is served in restaurants all over the world.
Irish Desserts - Irish Coffee - Ingredients
A single measure of Irish Whiskey
2 tsp Brown Sugar
2 tbsp Double Cream
Large heatproof glass
1 large cup of Strong black Coffee
Irish Desserts - Irish Coffee - Method
Add the measure of Irish Whiskey and sugar to a large glass
Pour in the black coffee stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved
Fill the glass with coffee leaving approximately 1 inch at the top of the glass (need room for the cream)
Hold a spoon over the glass and gentle pour the cream over the rounded part of the spoon so the cream slides slowly on top of the coffee forming a layer on top.
Irish Desserts - Irish Cookies
Why not try out this great recipe for St Patrick's day? An ideal recipe for kids to try. Use shamrock shaped cookie cutters and green icing or use you own ideas to personalise the cookies, ask you kids to come up with some ideas, turn the baking session into a competition.
Irish Desserts - Irish Cookies - Ingredients
450g butter, at room temperature
220g caster sugar
550g plain flour
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
Irish Desserts - Irish Cookies - Method
Preheat the oven to 180c
Cream the butter in a large bowl or in a food mixer until soft and creamy
Add caster sugar and continue to beat until the mix is pale
Sift in the flour and vanilla essence
Combine the mixture to form a dough
Lightly dust work surface and roll out dough
Cut out cookies using a cookie cutter (try using a shamrock shaped cookie cutter!)
Bake for 13–15 minutes
Place the cookies to a wire rack to cool
Looking for a St Patrick's day gift? Try wrapping the cookies in cellophane and tie with green, white and gold ribbon, a perfect treat for your friends and family on St Patrick's day!