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Salted Caramel Irish Coffee Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
- 1 oz Irish whiskey
- 1 oz salted caramel syrup
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- Pinch of sea salt

Special equipment needed:
- Whisk
- Handheld mixer or frother
- Coffee mug

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Brew a cup of coffee and pour it into a coffee mug.
2. Add 1 oz of Irish whiskey and 1 oz of salted caramel syrup to the coffee. Stir well.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup of heavy cream, 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract, 1 tsp of granulated sugar, and a pinch of sea salt until soft peaks form.
4. Using a handheld mixer or frother, whip the cream until it becomes thick and frothy.
5. Pour the whipped cream over the coffee mixture.
6. Garnish with a drizzle of salted caramel syrup and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: N/A
Serving size:
1 serving

Nutritional information:
Calories: 250
Fat: 15g
Carbohydrates: 15g
Protein: 2g
Sodium: 200mg
Sugar: 12g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of Irish whiskey, you can use any other type of whiskey or bourbon.
- If you don't have salted caramel syrup, you can make your own by mixing caramel sauce with sea salt.
- You can use half-and-half or milk instead of heavy cream.

- Add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg to the whipped cream for extra flavor.
- Use flavored coffee instead of regular coffee for a different taste.
- Add a shot of espresso for an extra caffeine kick.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to whip the cream until it becomes thick and frothy, but not too stiff.
- Use a good quality coffee for the best taste.
- Adjust the amount of salted caramel syrup to your liking.

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Presentation ideas:
Serve in a clear glass mug to show off the layers of coffee and whipped cream.

Drizzle extra salted caramel syrup and sprinkle sea salt on top of the whipped cream.

Serve with a side of cookies or biscotti.

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Troubleshooting advice:
- If the whipped cream is too stiff, it will be difficult to pour over the coffee. Add a splash of milk or cream to loosen it up.
- If the whipped cream is too runny, it won't hold its shape. Whip it for a little longer until it becomes thicker.

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Food history:
Irish coffee was invented in the 1940s by a bartender in Ireland who wanted to warm up American tourists. The addition of whiskey and cream to coffee became a popular drink around the world.

Flavor profiles:
The combination of coffee, whiskey, and salted caramel creates a sweet and savory flavor with a hint of bitterness.

Serving suggestions:
Serve as a dessert or after-dinner drink.

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Region: Irish

Taste: Sweet, Salty, Caramel, Coffee, Irish, sweet, rich, creamy, boozy