Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail

Not a coffee drinker but still love Kahlua? I’ve made this Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail just for you by blending Kahlua, Irish Whiskey and Heavy Cream.

Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail in an Irish Coffee Mug

I made this Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail last night when I had some friends stop by and the truth is it came about for one simple reason.

I cannot drink coffee in the evening without having it keep me up all night so I decided to try a cocktail using Kahlua instead! While that plan was all about me I decided that some of my lovely readers might enjoy it too.

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I thought it might especially be nice for those that were like I used to be years ago. I loved the scent of coffee and loved it in all things…except a cup.

I never drank it. It took me some years to discover that the quality of coffee makes a HUGE difference (sorry Mom and Dad, but pre-ground Folger’s in a can was at fault ). Still if you’re not there and never will be but like Kahlua, you’re in luck.

This Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail is all Kahlua, Irish Whiskey and heavy whipping cream. That’s it! It actually reminds me of a cocktail I make at Christmas but use eggnog instead of whipping cream; I’ve always loved that so this was no big surprise.

I’ve garnished this one with some nutmeg and a small handful of lovely chocolate covered coffee nibs that I nabbed at Sprouts. I had them so used them and they are a nice little chocolate nibble but they are also totally optional.

Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail in an Irish Coffee Mug

I know it’s late for this one but it was either publish it now or wait til next year…by which time I would be onto something else…obvious which direction I decided most important. I might get a bit redundant with my Irish cocktails.

If I’m drinking beer, it’s not green, it’s Guinness and if I’m having a cocktail it seems to be sweet and include some Irish Whiskey and whipped cream. Not such a bad thing right? I’ve listed a couple of others for you to check out after this Irish Toast…they are all great!

Irish Toast for Drinking
“My friends are the best friends
Loyal, willing and able.
Now let’s get to drinking!
All glasses off the table!

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Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail Topped with Whipped Cream and Coffee Beans
Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail in an Irish Coffee Mug

Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail

A cold libation combining coffee liqueur and Jameson Irish Whiskey; a great after dinner drink!
5 average from less than 50 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Liqueurs
Cuisine american, irish
Calories 444 kcal


For Garnish

  • Whipped Cream
  • Grated Nutmeg
  • Chocolate covered coffee nibs optional


  • Combine all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shake; shake until ice cold.
  • Pour into ice-filled Irish coffee or Collins glass. Top with whipped cream. Garnish with fresh nutmeg shavings and chocolate covered coffee nibs.


Nutrition Facts
Iced Irish Coffee Cocktail
Serving Size
1 Coffee
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword irish, irish coffee, st patricks day
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  1. While I do love a warm Irish coffee, this sounds so good and isn’t limited to the chilly winter months. I made it for St. Patrick’s Day but I’m saving the recipe for this summer too; we LOVED it!

  2. Love coffee, and you’re right — quality beans make a huge difference. And I can’t drink it at night, either. Well, technically I can, I guess, but it also keeps me awake! Kahlua, though, different story. Love its flavor, and it sounds terrific in this cocktail. Great idea — thanks.

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