Top 5 Baileys Irish Cream recipes you need to try

Baileys is by far one of the most loved Irish exports. It can not only be consumed as a drink but can be an incredible ingredient in many recipes. Let’s take a look at the top five Baileys Irish Cream recipes you need to try.

Many Irish people and people abroad will agree that Baileys Irish Cream is one of the best inventions ever. Its taste is so unique that it brings us right back to our homeland as soon as we have a sip.

Some of our favourite ways to drink this delicate liqueur are simply poured over ice, mixed with coffee, or as a Baileys hot chocolate, particularly popular around the festive season.

But did you know that Baileys has been used in recipes too? In fact, it is such a popular ingredient in many deserts that if you haven’t tried them, you are missing out.

Although some recipes take some time to prepare and finish, some of them are relatively easy. So get some inspiration from some of our favourite Baileys Irish Cream recipes below.

Here are the top five Baileys Irish Cream recipes you need to try.

5. Baileys Cheesecake – an all-round Irish cheesecake

Baileys Cheesecake is one of the Baileys Irish Cream recipes you will love.
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This classic Baileys Cheesecake recipe by Avonmore, a great Irish brand, is the one to go with when you want an easy, creamy, and truly Irish dessert.

They feature their Avonmore Baileys Whipped Cream in their recipe. However, we recommend adding a splash of pure Baileys Irish Cream to the mix for that added kick.

Check out the full recipe: HERE

4. Homemade Baileys Ice Cream – the classic dessert we all love

Baileys Ice Cream is a classic dessert we all love.
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No list of Baileys Irish Cream recipes would be complete without the age-old dessert that is ice cream.

This can be made to eat alone or to add to an already existing desert. Or, better yet, added to another Baileys dessert.

You will need whole milk, double cream, Baileys, vanilla bean, eggs, sugar, egg yolks, and vanilla extract for this rich and creamy dessert. You will also need to set aside an hour to prepare it.

It will take another ten hours to freeze. So you can definitely get a head start with this if you have other things to prepare.

Check out the full recipe: HERE

3. Baileys Trifle – a modern take on a traditional dessert

Baileys Trifle is one of the Baileys Irish Cream recipes you need to try.
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In Ireland, we love a good traditional trifle, but this Baileys alternative makes a nice change to the usual recipe. Plus, your guests will love it!

Although this addition to our list of Baileys Irish Cream recipes involves a little more work than the others, it is so worth it. It is a fantastic dessert option, especially around Christmastime or other special occasions.

Like most trifle recipes, you will need to follow the steps for making the base, the topping, and the creamy custard. So take your time and you will reap the rewards.

Check out the full recipe: HERE

2. No-Bake Baileys Cheesecake Balls – easy peasy cheesy-cake balls

These no-bake Baileys Cheesecake Balls look delicious.
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These delectable no-bake Baileys cheesecake balls are to die for, and the best part is they are easy to make, require only minimal ingredients, and there is no need to bake at all.

You will need butter cookies, mascarpone cheese, Baileys Irish Cream, white chocolate, and dark chocolate to make the ultimate Baileys Irish Cream Cheesecake Balls.

Check out the full recipe: HERE

1. Baileys Brownies – one of the best Baileys Irish Cream recipes

These boozy brownies top our list of Baileys Irish Cream recipes.
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Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned brownie? This ultra chocolatey Baileys Irish Cream recipe is for anyone that loves a rich, creamy, and delicious dessert that will truly satisfy all your cravings.

For this adult brownie recipe, you will need brownie fudge mix, condensed milk, Baileys, espresso powder, chocolate chips, vanilla, and salt.

The result will be a sticky, fudgy, and boozy batch of brownies, which all your adult friends will drool over.

Check out the full recipe: HERE

Next time you have an occasion to come up with a unique dessert, make sure to try these Baileys Irish Cream recipes. At least one of them is guaranteed to win over the crowd.

It is worth noting that there is a vegan version of Baileys. So don’t hesitate to alter some of the recipes to make them vegan friendly without missing out on the main ingredient: Baileys Irish Cream, which can be found here.