Kentucky Coffee

Kentucky Coffee by Wood and Spoon blog. This is a sweetened bourbon coffee topped with whipped cream and served warm as an after dinner beverage. Homemade whipped cream sweetens the coffee and added liquor provides an extra kick to the morning drink. Recipe found on

This Kentucky coffee, made boozy with quality bourbon, is slightly sweetened with maple syrup and homemade whipped cream and served warm in a mug!


  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or powdered sugar
  • 10 ounces strong brewed coffee
  • 11/2 ounces bourbon
  • ¼ ounce maple syrup


  1. In a medium bowl, vigorously whisk the cream until frothy and slightly thickened. Add the sugar and continue whipping until medium peaks form. Set aside.
  2. To a coffee mug, add the coffee, bourbon, and maple syrup and stir. Top with dollops of whipped cream and serve. You can add more coffee for a less-strong beverage.