Dessert

Irish Coffee Syllabubs

cook 20 mins
Tags: Quick eats
Ingredients
  • 100 g (3 1/2 oz) caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cold strong black coffee
  • 4 tablespoons coffee liqueur
  • 300 ml (1/2 pint) double cream
  • cocoa powder, for dusting
  • 150 ml (1/4 pint) whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons ice-cold water
Directions
  • Place the caster sugar, coffee, liqueur and double cream in a large bowl and beat with a hand-held electric whisk until thickened and the whisk leaves a trail when lifted above the mixture. Pour into 4 tall glasses and chill while you make the topping.
  • To make the topping, place the whipping cream, vanilla sugar, whiskey, if using, and measurement water in a bowl and beat with a hand-held electric whisk until thick and frothy.
  • Spoon the cappuccino topping over the syllabubs and dust with cocoa powder. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.
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