Irish Coffee

8 tsp. sugar, or to taste
1/2 cup whiskey
2 cups hot brewed coffee, or as needed
1/2 cup heavy cream, lightly beaten to form soft peaks


Place 2 tsp. sugar in each of 4 mugs. Add 2 Tbs. whiskey to each mug, then fill with coffee. Hold a spoon, rounded side up, over each mug and slowly pour the cream over the spoon, floating it on top of the coffee. Serves 4.

from Williams Sonoma.