) “Indulge in the Rich and Creamy Irish Mist Pudding

Have you ever tasted the magical blend of Irish coffee and a silky pudding dessert? Well, get ready for an unforgettable culinary experience with my Irish Mist Pudding recipe. This variation of the classic Irish coffee will transport your taste buds straight to the Emerald Isle, captivating your palate with its rich coffee flavor and the sweetness of the Irish Mist liqueur.

The Irish Mist Pudding is perfect for any occasion- from a romantic dinner to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration or simply as a comfort food dessert for family and friends gatherings. This recipe is easy to make and requires only a few ingredients that you might already have in your pantry.

But don’t be fooled by its simplicity; this Irish Mist Pudding won’t disappoint your guests or yourself. The consistency is incredibly smooth, creamy, and velvety, making it the ultimate indulgence for any dessert lover. So, get ready to impress your taste buds and your loved ones with this delicious piece of heaven!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Irish Mist Pudding
Irish Mist Pudding

Picture this: it’s a chilly evening on St. Patrick’s Day, and you’re cuddled up with your loved ones around the fireplace, swapping stories and enjoying the warmth of good company. What could make that moment even better? A slice of Irish Mist Pudding, of course!

This delicious pudding is a decadent blend of creamy Irish Mist liqueur, rich coffee flavor, and just the right amount of sweetness. What’s not to love? It’s like taking a sip of an indulgent Irish coffee in every bite.

But don’t let its indulgence fool you – this pudding is easy to whip up in no time at all. And with a few simple substitutions and variations, you can make it your own.

Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or just want to add a little spice to your dessert routine, this recipe is guaranteed to bring joy to your table. So go ahead, give in to temptation – treat yourself to this mouthwatering Irish Mist Pudding today!

Ingredient List

 Rich and creamy custard pudding topped with a golden caramel glaze
Rich and creamy custard pudding topped with a golden caramel glaze

Before we get started, let’s make sure we have all the necessary ingredients to make this Irish Mist Pudding recipe a success. Here’s what you’ll need:

Main Ingredients

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of Irish Mist liqueur
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 3 cups of whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup of strong coffee
  • A pinch of salt

Additional Ingredients for Irish Cream and Irish Mist Cream (Optional)

  • 1/4 cup of Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 cup of Irish cream liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon of Instant coffee

Gelatin Mixture for Coffee Pudding

  • 1 tablespoon of gelatin
  • 1/4 cup of water

Note: Adjustments to ingredients may be made depending on personal preference. Make sure to read the recipe carefully beforehand.

The Recipe How-To

 This Irish Mist Pudding is a perfect treat for any occasion
This Irish Mist Pudding is a perfect treat for any occasion

Now that we have gone through the ingredients in detail, let’s start with the recipe how-to section. This Irish Mist pudding recipe is fairly easy to make and should take around 30-40 minutes to prepare.

Step 1: Prep Work

  • Before starting the recipe, ensure that you have all ingredients and equipment ready.
  • Ensure there is enough counter space and start by greasing a 2-quart mold with softened butter.

Once the preliminary steps are complete, it’s time to begin preparing the Irish Mist pudding recipe.

Step 2: Prepare the Pudding

  1. Whisk 6 egg yolks in a bowl. Gradually whisk in 1 cup of sugar until mixture is thick.
  2. Meanwhile, dissolve 1 tbsp instant coffee in 1/3 cup* of hot water.
  3. Add dissolved coffee to egg yolk mixture and stir well.
  4. In another saucepan, sprinkle 2 tbsp gelatin over 1/3 cup cold water and let stand for about 5 minutes. Cook over low heat until the gelatin has dissolved completely.
  5. Add the gelatin mixture to egg yolk mixture along with 1/4 cup Irish Mist liqueur, 1/4 cup Irish whiskey, and an additional 1/4 cup of instant coffee.
  6. Whip up 3 cups of heavy cream using an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  7. Fold whipped cream into pudding mixture until well combined.
  8. Pour mixture into prepared mold and cover with plastic wrap before chilling for at least 4 hours.

Step 3: Optional Toppings

Once chilled, you can serve the Irish Mist pudding with a dollop of whipped cream, a light dusting of cinnamon or maybe some crushed chocolate chips.

Now that you know how to create this delicious Irish Mist pudding recipe, you should be able to impress your guests with this unique dessert.

Substitutions and Variations

 One spoonful of this pudding and you'll be transported to the Emerald Isle
One spoonful of this pudding and you’ll be transported to the Emerald Isle

One of the most exciting and creative parts about cooking is experimenting with different ingredients and making adaptations to recipes. This Irish Mist Pudding Recipe is no exception! While it’s delicious as written, there are a few substitutions and variations you can make to cater to your taste or dietary preferences. Here are some suggestions:

– Whiskey Substitutions: If you run out of Irish whiskey or prefer a different type of whiskey, you can use any whiskey of your choice instead. For example, bourbon or Scotch would work well.

– Coffee Substitutions: Instant coffee is used in this recipe for convenience, but if you’re a coffee connoisseur or want to add more depth of flavor, feel free to substitute the instant coffee for freshly brewed or stronger coffee.

– Sugar Variations: The amount of sugar in this recipe can be adjusted based on your preference for sweetness. If you have a sweet tooth, you could add an extra 1/4 cup of sugar, while if you prefer things less sweet, you could reduce the amount by 1/4 cup.

– Liqueur Options: While the recipe calls for Irish Mist liqueur, you could use an alternative like Baileys Irish Cream, Kahlua or Tia Maria. These would all complement the pudding flavor wonderfully.

– Garnish: To add some crunch and texture to the finished pudding, try adding some crumbled brownies on top of each serving. For St Patrick’s Day or any Irish-themed event, mini shamrock-shaped cookies could be another festive garnish option.

Remember that experimenting with substitutions and variations can yield unexpected yet delightful results. Be adventurous with your cooking and don’t be afraid to experiment until you find your perfect version of this Irish Mist Pudding Recipe!

Serving and Pairing

 Don't worry about counting calories with this indulgent dessert
Don’t worry about counting calories with this indulgent dessert

You’ll fall in love with this creamy and decadent Irish Mist Pudding, and you’ll want to serve it immediately after it rests for a while in the fridge. While some might say, “Let’s eat dessert first,” I like to leave this treat until last.

For a perfect finishing touch, I suggest serving a dollop of warm caramel drizzled over the top to create an additional layer of richness. Another option is dusting the pudding with cocoa powder or ground cinnamon.

Pairing-wise, you need to think about something that balances well with the rich and smooth texture of the Irish Mist Pudding. For those looking for beverages, go for a traditional Irish coffee or an Irish breakfast tea, which will complement every bite of pudding.

Alternatively, if you’re looking to pair it with food, go for something light and flavorful—think fresh berries like raspberries or strawberries—this will cut through the dessert’s richness and provide a lovely contrast of textures.

Whatever your choice may be, be sure to enjoy your Irish Mist Pudding on special occasions such as St Patrick’s Day or at your next holiday gathering—it will make you feel like you have just walked into an Irish-themed restaurant, like Raglan Road or Valhalla.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Impress your guests with a sophisticated twist on traditional pudding
Impress your guests with a sophisticated twist on traditional pudding

Making the Irish Mist Pudding recipe ahead of time is a great way to save time and ensure that it’s ready for serving when you need it. To make it ahead of time, simply prepare the pudding as instructed and store it in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 2 days. Make sure to cover it with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming on top.

When it comes time to serve, remove the pudding from the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature for about 30 minutes. If you notice any liquid separation, give it a quick stir before serving.

If you have leftovers after serving, you can store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 days as well. Reheating is simple; just place the desired amount of pudding in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high for 20-30 seconds at a time until heated through.

Remember that the Irish Mist Pudding has alcohol content, so make sure you label accordingly if you plan on storing or transporting the leftover batches outside of your home.

This dessert also freezes well! Simply pour the finished cold Irish Mist Pudding into a suitable container and put cling wrap over the top before sealing. It’ll keep your cravings satisfied for up to two months!

No matter how you store or serve it, this Irish Mist Pudding recipe is sure to delight your senses and satisfy your sweet tooth!

Tips for Perfect Results

 The delicate flavors of Irish Mist liqueur and vanilla will delight your taste buds
The delicate flavors of Irish Mist liqueur and vanilla will delight your taste buds

If you want your Irish Mist Pudding to have the perfect texture and taste – just the way I intended it to be – follow these tips and tricks that I’ve gathered through my years of experience in cooking British cuisine.

1. Use high-quality ingredients.

The quality of your ingredients can significantly affect the taste and texture of your pudding. Make sure you use fresh heavy cream, pure Irish whiskey or Irish Mist Liqueur, high-grade instant coffee powder, and fine white sugar.

2. Whisk with a gentle hand.

Mixing the egg yolks and sugar is a crucial step in making the pudding. Take note to whisk gently to avoid incorporating too much air into the mixture, which can lead to a spongy texture.

3. Skip the black pudding for a sweeter outcome.

Typically, black pudding can be included in this pudding recipe, but if you want a sweeter outcome, you can skip it altogether. However, adding the black pudding provides an authentic Irish touch and an earthy flavor that complements well with the liqueur’s sweetness.

4. Chill properly before serving.

For ultimate results, chill your Irish Mist Pudding for at least one hour before serving. This allows the flavors to meld together, giving you a richer taste that will undoubtedly leave an impression on your tongue.

5. Experiment with variations and substitutions.

I encourage everyone who tries making this dessert to experiment with different variations and substitutions according to their personal taste preferences. Try switching out the Irish whiskey or Irish Mist Liqueur with a different type of whiskey or liqueur that complements well with coffee pudding.

Follow these tips closely, and you’ll have yourself one perfectly made Irish Mist Pudding to serve up to family and friends!


Before we conclude this recipe article, let me address some commonly asked questions about the Irish Mist Pudding recipe. Don’t hesitate to read through these important tips and answers to ensure that you create the best pudding with the most satisfying taste and texture. Now let’s jump right into it!

What do the Irish call black pudding?

This dish, which goes by different names in various countries, is commonly known as black pudding or blood sausage. Despite its varying names, it is essentially the same dish enjoyed around the world.

What is Irish breakfast pudding?

A type of sausage made with oatmeal and animal fat, known as white pudding, is widely enjoyed in various places including Scottish chip shops and traditional Irish breakfasts.

What is black and white pudding in an Irish breakfast?

One popular British dish known as Black Pudding is typically made with pig’s blood. However, it can also be made using blood from other animals such as oxen, goose, duck, or venison. On the other hand, White Pudding is traditionally made using pork and bacon.

What is Irish pudding made out of?

Black pudding, a modest type of pudding made from hog’s fat, blood, and occasionally oats or barley, was once a staple of the rural farm life. It was sold at local markets and served as part of a traditional breakfast alongside homemade sausages and rashers. Over time, Ireland has elevated black pudding to new culinary heights.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Irish Mist Pudding Recipe is a fantastic way to bring a taste of Ireland to your home. The creamy, rich texture coupled with the bold flavor of coffee and Irish Mist liqueur make it an indulgent dessert that will please anyone with a sweet tooth. It’s perfect for St Patrick’s Day, but it also makes for an excellent treat any time of the year.

Moreover, this recipe is incredibly versatile and lends itself to various substitutions and variations. Whether you want to use Irish whiskey or Irish cream liqueur in place of the Irish Mist liqueur or switch up the type of pudding used, there’s plenty of room to experiment with flavors and textures.

Additionally, this recipe is easy to make ahead of time, store properly, and reheat whenever you’re ready to indulge. And with these tips and tricks in mind, you’ll be sure to achieve the perfect results every time.

Ultimately, I urge you to give this recipe a try. Not only does it embody the essence of Irish cuisine and culture, but it’s also a delicious way to treat yourself or your loved ones. So gather your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a taste sensation that will transport you straight to the Emerald Isle!

Irish Mist Pudding

Irish Mist Pudding Recipe

Tasty Irish pudding, made with chocolate, Irish Mist, coffee, egg yolks and whipping cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Fusion
Keyword < 30 Mins, Dessert, European, St. Patrick's Day
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Calories 365.6kcal


  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup Irish Mist liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, reserve 1/4 cup for garnish


  • Combine chocolate, Irish Mist and coffee in small saucepan. Cook gently over low heat until the chocolate melts. Add sugar and salt, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and COOL.
  • Beat egg yolks, add cooled chocolate mixture and stir over LOW heat until smooth.
  • Whip cream until stiff. Reserve 1/4 cup for garnish. Fold the remaining cream into the chocolate mixture. Spoon into six Irish coffee glasses and chill. Garnish with remaining whipped cream and serve. Serves 6.
  • Irish Heritage Cookbook.


Serving: 97g | Calories: 365.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.2g | Protein: 4.2g | Fat: 27.8g | Saturated Fat: 16.7g | Cholesterol: 162.3mg | Sodium: 74.7mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 25.2g

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