- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 1/2 ounces whiskey
- 6 ounces hot coffee
- 1 teaspoon white sugar, or more to taste (optional)
- 1/4 cup whipped cream
- Place sugar on a plate or shallow bowl. Lightly wet the rim of an Irish coffee glass with a moistened paper towel. Dip the rim in sugar to coat.
- Pour Irish whiskey into the prepared glass. Fill with coffee to within 1/2 inch of top. Add sugar and stir. Top with whipped cream.