How to Make Irish Coffee for St. Patrick's Day

Are you a coffee lover? Are you wanting to make a special, celebratory coffee for Saint Patrick's Day? You can make this yummy coffee for yourself, or impress your friends when they come over!

Ingredients

  • 12 tablespoons of coffee grounds (any kind works; preferably dark roast)
  • 12 cups water
  • Irish Coffee mugs (You can get plastic mugs at Dollar Store, glass mugs Hobby Lobby, and Michael's. Irish Coffee mugs sort of resemble fancy beer glasses with a stem)
  • Irish Cream flavored creamer
  • Peppermint Mocha creamer
  • Whipped Cream
  • Green sugar sprinkles
  • Edible Lucky Clovers (You should be able to get them in Cake Embellishment sections stores like Hobby Lobby or Michael's)

Steps

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    Put 12 tablespoons of coffee grounds in your coffee maker. (If you are a beginner: Read the instruction manual to assure that the coffee is brewed properly--you don't want to ruin the coffee maker!)
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    Pour 12 cups of water into the coffee maker. Start brewing the coffee while you prep the other ingredients.
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    Take an Irish Coffee mug and put 1-2 Tbs. of Irish Cream flavored creamer in the cup. Then, pour 1-2 Tbs. of Peppermint Mocha creamer into the cup. Stir the creamers together.
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    Fill the cup with coffee. Stop pouring when the coffee gets about an inch away from the rim of the mug.
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    Fill the rest of the cup with whipped cream. You will want to make swirls with the whipped cream, so it is "stacked" on top of itself in swirls.
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    Sprinkle the green sprinkles on top of the whipped cream. Make a thin layer.
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    Stick 4 lucky clovers on top of the whipped cream and sprinkles. Make all the stems touch so that there are four leaves on each clover, 4 clovers to each cup of Irish Coffee.
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    Enjoy your Irish Coffee!

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