Flaming Irish Coffee is a superb beverage creation, full of great flavors that result in a wonderful experience.  Take extreme care when making this drink.

Flaming Irish Coffee
Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Cuisine: Irish
Serves: 6
  • 3/4 Cup Irish Mist liqueur; divided
  • 6 Cups hot coffee; divided
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar; divided
  • 1/2 Cup whipping cream; whipped
  • ground nutmeg
  1. Rinse glass with hot water; dry.
  2. Pour 2 tablespoons Irish Mist into glass.
  3. Rotate over flame of Irish coffee burner or alcohol burner until liqueur ignites.
  4. Fill with coffee; stir in 1 teaspoon sugar.
  5. Top with whipped cream; dust with nutmeg.
  6. Repeat for each serving.
When you make Flaming Irish Coffee or other beverages in which liqueur is heated in the container, select containers that are strong enough to withstand the heat. You'll find several styles made specifically for Irish coffee.

Be particularly careful when using open flame near any alcohol. We highly recommend keeping a fire extinguisher nearby, and not making this drink while intoxicated.

We disclaim any responsibility for your actions, accidents, fires, burns, deaths, or other harm that may result from your use of this recipe.

Share →
Drinks Categories
Get our recipes by category. Click here.
Read all about liqueurs and liqueur-making. Click here.
About Wine
Read all about wines. Click here.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.