Go Back

Irish Coffee Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 9 Round Cake

Ingredients

Irish Coffee Cake

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt Diamond Crystal
  • 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 cup coffee
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 eggs

Bailey's Whipped Cream

  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Bailey's

Instructions

Irish Coffee Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 2 round cake pans.
  • Beat butter, sugars, salt, and baking powder till well blended.
  • Add the whiskey to the coffee.
  • Alternate adding flour and coffee/whiskey until all is incorporated.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating till combined.
  • Pour half the batter into each greased cake pan (it will not be very deep in the pan).
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool in pan for 10 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

Bailey's Whipped Cream

  • While the cake is cooling, put all whipped cream ingredients in a bowl and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • When cake has fully cooled, spread approximately half the whipped cream on the top of one of the layers of cake. Place the other layer on top of the whipped cream. Spread the remaining half of the whipped cream on top of the second layer.
  • Sprinkle with green sprinkles, because it is St. Patrick's Day after all!