Irish coffee was invented by Joe Sheridan in 1940. This good man add irish whiskey to the coffee that was served to a group of troubled passengers of a PanAm flight . It was so successful that in a short time was known and reproduced in most bars on both sides of the Atlantic.
Irish Coffee preparation keeps meticulous proportions :
2 parts Irish whiskey
4 parts of coffee
A teaspoon of brown sugar
One and a half of cream
So to serve four cups you should need:
One cup of Irish whiskey
Two cups of coffee
3/ 4 cup of cream
4 teaspoons brown sugar
First make the coffee as usual. Incorporate into a saucepan and add the sugar and whiskey. We heat until it begins to boil, but always avoiding this to happen . We must stir constantly to prevent sticking. Be heated with sugar in as it is important to keep the cream at the top of the cup.
We serve coffee in each cup or glass crowning it all with a finger-thick of cream approximately . It is always served hot.