Cozy Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee Delight

by | Nov 14, 2023 | Drinks | 0 comments

Whether you’re enjoying a quiet morning, hosting a brunch, or winding down in the evening, Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee fits every occasion. Its versatility and ease of preparation make it a hit for any gathering or a solitary treat.

The Quintessential Fall Flavor: Pumpkin Pie Spice

Fall is synonymous with the rich and aromatic flavors of pumpkin pie spice. Surprisingly easy to make, this blend of spices captures the essence of autumn in a jar. Just mix cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice, and voilà! You have your homemade pumpkin pie spice ready to use and store.

Making your own pumpkin pie spice and whipped cream adds a personal touch to this beverage. It’s not just about the taste; it’s about the experience and pride of creating something from scratch. This extra effort makes each cup of Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee even more special.

Homemade Whipped Cream: The Perfect Topping

Creating Your Own Whipped Cream

For a truly luxurious Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee experience, start by making your own whipped cream. With just heavy whipping cream and maple syrup, you can whip up a fluffy, sweet topping in minutes. It’s simple, quick, and elevates your coffee to new heights.

Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee

The Star of the Show: Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee

Introduce the magic ingredient – pumpkin pie spice – into your coffee grounds before brewing. This small step infuses your coffee with the warm, inviting flavors of fall.

Assembling the Drink Once your coffee is brewed with that special touch, the assembly is straightforward. Add Irish cream to your cup, followed by the spiced coffee. Top it off with your homemade whipped cream and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice. Each sip is a cozy, creamy embrace of autumn.

Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee

Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee

Pumpkin pie spice is one of the quintessential flavors of fall. Although you can buy containers of this popular spice, it only takes a couple minutes to whip up your own using ingredients you probably already have on hand. Use what you need and store the rest in an airtight container for several weeks – if it lasts that long!  
If you can’t get enough of this classic flavor, this recipe combines it with hot coffee, Irish cream, and delicious homemade whipped cream for a cozy and satisfying adults-only treat. Enjoy! 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin spice, irish coffee
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 655kcal


Homemade Whipped Cream

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp real maple syrup

Pumpkin Pie Spice

  • 3 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp ground allspice
  • 2 tsp ground cloves

Pumpkin Pice Spice Irish Coffee

  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 16 oz freshly brewed hot coffee
  • 8 oz Irish Cream
  • 1 dash pumpkin pie spice for garnish


  • In a large glass bowl, blend 1 pint of heavy whipping cream with a hand mixer or immersion blender until it doubles in size and changes texture. Then, drizzle maple syrup into the bowl and continue blending until the mixture is light and fluffy. Set aside. 
  • Combine the pumpkin pie spice ingredients in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Set aside. 
  • Before brewing, sprinkle fresh coffee grounds with one tablespoon pumpkin pie spice and gently shake to evenly combine the mixture. Brew spiced coffee grounds as usual. 
  • Pour 2 oz. Irish Cream into each cup and top with 4 oz. of freshly brewed coffee. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with additional pumpkin pie spice before serving. Enjoy! 


You can use pre-made whipping cream instead of making your own from scratch.


Calories: 655kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1770IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 1mg

Conclusion: Savor the Season with a Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee

This Pumpkin Spice Irish Coffee is more than just a drink; it’s a celebration of fall. It combines the comfort of hot coffee, the richness of Irish cream, and the iconic flavors of pumpkin pie spice. So, gather your ingredients and savor the season in a cup. Happy brewing!

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