Nespresso Irish coffee with shortbreads

Nespresso provide this indulgent recipe for their take on an Irish classic

Ingredients


  • 1 capsule of fortissio lungo grand cru
  • 1 tsp sugar cane syrup
  • 5 tsp whisky
  • 2 tsp whippedcream
  • 250 g / 9 oz of plain flour
  • 50 g /2 oz of rice flour
  • 100 g / 4 oz of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla powder
  • 250 g / 9 oz of butter
  • granulated sugar

Method

For the shortbread
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 160 °C / 320 Fahrenheit.
  2. Place both kinds of flour, the butter cut into cubes, the sugar and the vanilla in the
  3. bowl of a food processor.
  4. Mix gradually to form a ball of dough.
  5. Roll out the dough into a rectangle on a silicon baking sheet or on a baking tray
  6. lined with greaseproof paper and dusted with flour.
  7. Cut the dough into squares with the point of a knife.
  8. Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 min.
  9. Leave to cool and break off the pre-scored squares.
  10. Serve the shortbreads with the irish coffees
For the Irish coffee
  1. Heat the whisky with the sugar cane syrup in a 'bain marie'.
  2. Prepare the Fortissio Lungo Grand Cru in lungo (110 ml / 4 oz).
  3. Pour the first preparation with the Fortissio Lungo Grand Cru into a glass.
  4. Add the whipped cream and serve.

Notes:

The Nespresso Fortissio Lungo pod has an intensity of 7. Nespresso premium portioned coffee is available at the Nespresso Boutiques in Brown Thomas Cork and Dublin as well as Nespresso.com





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