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Irish Coffee Cheesecake

A delicious dessert can be one of the most pleasant ways of spending a nice afternoon, especially if an Irish coffee cheesecake is at stake. Find out more about this wonderful cake, and take your time to taste it, as it will righteously enrich your day.


The Irish coffee cheesecake takes its name from the famous Irish coffee cocktail, a hot coffee mixed with Irish coffee, sugar and topped with a delightful cream. With a history dating back more than 60 years ago, this cocktail, like many others, has inspired people in creating new or enhanced other cocktails, or even to use its main ingredients, in order to achieve the same original taste, in cooking recipes, just like the Irish coffee cheesecake. In this way, one can benefit both from an incredible tasty dessert, and the famous taste of a cocktail enjoying an international reputation.

Why not enjoy the simple moment of tasting something really creamy and really delicious? Besides the unique taste of Irish coffee, this dessert will also amaze millions with its cheesy texture. After all, it’s not called “cheesecake” by mistake. With a considerable longer history and with many ways of preparation, the cheesecake continues to be one favorite dessert for many people. They are all conquered by the soft cheese, the sweet topping and the flavored fruits on top of it.

For this incredible Irish coffee cheesecake recipe, which makes 12 to 16 servings, here are the necessary ingredients:

  • 22 crisp oatmeal cookies
  • 3 tbsp of cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tbsp of coffee liqueur or milk
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla
  • 2 tbsp of instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1/3 cup of Irish whiskey or milk
  • 1 tsp of instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1 tsp of granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp of whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups of whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp of granulated sugar
  • chocolate coffee beans or mocha beans


  • Take a spring-form pan, butter it up and set it aside. Use a food processor bowl to crush the cookies; after well processing them, add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, butter and the cinnamon and keep processing until the mixture is combined well. Pour it into the baking pan, covering both the bottom and the sides of the pan (1 inch up the side), and bake it at 375F degrees for 8 minutes. Set it aside on a wire rack to completely cool it.

    In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the cream cheese with one cup of brown sugar, then add the eggs and continue mixing until the composition reaches the right texture. Stir in the vanilla and the coffee liqueur or milk, and dissolve the 2tbsp of espresso coffee powder in Irish whiskey or milk. Add now this composition in the cream cheese mixture, blend well and then pour it into the cooled crust. Insert the baking pan into the oven and bake it at 350F degrees for 50 minutes; when ready, cool for 15 minutes inside the pan, remove it from the pan and continue cooling it for half an hour. Cover and leave it for 6 hours.

    Take 1tbsp of whipping cream and dissolve in it 1tsp of espresso coffee with 1tsp of granulated sugar. In a bowl, beat 1 ½ cup of whipping cream with 2tbsp of granulated sugar until the mixture become stiff, and then fold in espresso mixture. Spread it all out in the cooled cheesecake and garnish it with the chocolate coffee beans. Wait for 15 minutes before serving it, time in which the cake will rest at the room’s temperature.



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