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Irish Coffee Creme Brulee
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Cool, creamy Creme Brulee gets a boozy kick from Irish Whiskey, and rich flavor from toasty Coffee. It's your favorite St. Patrick's Day drink, in Dessert form! Make this Easy Recipe for St. Patrick's Day, or any day!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee, creme brulee, Irish
Servings: 2 to 4 servings
Calories: 507 kcal
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup brewed espresso, cooled
  • 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (extract may be substituted, or the seeds scraped from one vanilla bean)
  • Additionally: 2-4 tablespoons granulated sugar, for bruleeing
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F and line a baking dish with a clean kitchen towel.  Set ramekins on top.
  2. Place the yolks in a mixing bowl, along with the sugar and salt.  Whisk together until combined.
  3. Heat the cream in a small pot until simmering.  
  4. Slowly add the hot cream to the egg yolk mixture, while whisking.  
  5. Stir in the coffee, whiskey, and vanilla.
  6. Transfer the mixture to the ramekins and carefully fill the larger baking dish with very hot water, about 1 inch up the sides of the ramekins.  
  7. Bake for 40 minutes, or until just barely set in the middle.
  8. Cool completely, then top each ramekin with 1 tablespoon of sugar and brulee with a torch or under the broiler.  
  9. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts
Irish Coffee Creme Brulee
Amount Per Serving
Calories 507 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 499mg166%
Sodium 193mg8%
Potassium 98mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1685IU34%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.