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Irish coffee & shortbread

The ultimate coffee pleasure in a grand classic. Put some Irish in your espresso and enjoy the superbly sumptuous flavours of one of coffee’s greatest traditions.


  • capsule of Fortissio Lungo Grand Cru
  • teaspoon of sugar cane syrup
  • teaspoons of whisky
  • teaspoons of whipped cream
  • 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


  • Lungo Cup (2 x 150 ml/5 oz)
  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • Food processor
  • silicon backing sheet
  • Glass Espresso & Lungo


Irish Coffee:
  • Heat the whisky with the sugar cane syrup in a "bain marie“
  • Prepare the Fortissio Lungo Grand Cru in lungo (110 ml / 4 oz)
  • Pour the first preparation with the Fortissio Lungo Grand Cru into a glass
  • Add the whipped cream and serve
  • Preheat the oven to 160 °C / 320 Fahrenheit
  • Place both kinds of flour, the butter cut into cubes, the sugar and the vanilla in the bowl of a food processor
  • Mix gradually to form a ball of dough
  • Roll out the dough into a rectangle on a silicon baking sheet or on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and dusted with flour
  • Cut the dough into squares with the point of a knife
  • Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 min
  • Leave to cool and break off the prescored squares
  • Serve the shortbreads with the irish coffees

Advised Grands crus

Fortissio Lungo
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