Don’t wait for St. Patrick’s Day to embrace the creamy, sweet flavors of Baileys cocktails. Baileys can be enjoyed in so many different ways, but warm Baileys drinks are the go-to during the winter season.
Find Baileys Irish Cream recipes with just the right balance of sweetness and booze to pour this holiday season. There’s only one downside – you won’t want to stop sipping once you start!
- 1. Blizzard Cocktail
- 2. Baileys Hot Chocolate
- 3. Baileys Latte
- 4. Peppermint Baileys Hot Chocolate
- 5. Baileys S’mores Dessert
- 6. Baileys Mocha
- 7. Baileys Hot Coffee
- 8. Boozy Death by Hot Cocoa
- 9. Irish Coffee with Baileys
- 10. Salted Caramel Baileys Hot Chocolate
- What is Baileys Irish Cream?
- Does Baileys need to be stored in the fridge?
1. Blizzard Cocktail
The blizzard cocktail is sure to warm you up with hot hazelnut coffee and just the right amount of booze. Baileys Irish cream, half & half, and Irish whiskey are added to a mug first. Freshly brewed hazelnut coffee is added on top to create a Blizzard Cocktail full of Irish flavor.
Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of brown sugar.
2. Baileys Hot Chocolate
This classic hot chocolate recipe is easy to prepare and has a rich chocolate flavor with the use of semi-sweet chocolate chips and cocoa powder.
Milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, sugar, and Bailey’s combine with melted chocolate to create a decadent hot chocolate that can double as a dessert.
Garnish your hot chocolate with Baileys using whipped cream and chocolate sauce for an even sweeter treat.
3. Baileys Latte
This classic latte requires just three ingredients to make a caffeinated beverage that has plenty of that iconic Baileys Irish Cream flavor.
Fresh espresso, hot milk, and Baileys Irish Cream are combined to make a latte so good you’ll be wondering why your favorite coffee shop doesn’t have this on the menu!
4. Peppermint Baileys Hot Chocolate
The only thing better than a great hot chocolate during the winter season is peppermint hot chocolate. Adding peppermint compliments the chocolate flavors for a drink that tastes like the holidays!
In this recipe, the peppermint flavor comes from the addition of peppermint schnapps which ups the alcohol content too.
Top with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and crushed candy cane pieces.
5. Baileys S’mores Dessert
This recipe is technically more of a dessert than a drink, but it’s still a warm way to get your Baileys craving satisfied this winter. Plus, it’s too good not to include it in our list!
Crumbled shortbread, marshmallows, Baileys Irish cream, and chocolate sauce are perfectly paired to capture the most important flavors of a S’more that will give you a bit of nostalgia in every bite.
6. Baileys Mocha
The Baileys Mocha recipe by The Oven Light can easily be made as a big-batch cocktail in a slow cooker at your next gathering. You’ll need espresso, half & half, Baileys, and mocha sauce. If you don’t have an espresso maker, strong-brewed coffee will work just fine. If you make it in the slow cooker, don’t forget to stir occasionally.
Garnish with chocolate curls, and your mocha will look good enough to serve at Starbucks.
7. Baileys Hot Coffee
Making Baileys hot coffee is one of the easiest ways to get your Baileys fix, and it’s impossible to mess up. Brew your favorite cup of coffee, then add Baileys to taste. That’s it!
This is an easy cocktail to serve at a holiday breakfast too. Provide the coffee and a bottle of Baileys, and let your friends and family make their own cocktails.
8. Boozy Death by Hot Cocoa
This hot chocolate with Baileys is not for the faint of heart. As the name suggests, it’s loaded with booze! Baileys, Kahlua, and vodka are added to a classic hot cocoa recipe that starts with cocoa powder.
Tame it down by adding fluffy whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and crushed Oreo cookies on top. The addition of Oreos with Kahlua makes this taste like a mudslide dessert you can sip all night long.
9. Irish Coffee with Baileys
What makes regular coffee Irish coffee? Irish whiskey and cream, of course! This drink is a breeze to prepare, and you can easily increase the ingredient ratios if you’re serving a crowd. You can garnish with whipped cream or serve this in a cute holiday coffee mug with no garnish required.
10. Salted Caramel Baileys Hot Chocolate
The only thing better than a good Baileys hot chocolate is a Baileys salted caramel hot chocolate. This recipe uses the widely-loved salted caramel Baileys, hot cocoa mix, and milk to create a creamy, delicious hot chocolate with levels of flavors to enjoy.
Top with whipped cream, salted caramel sauce, and chocolate sprinkles.
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What is Baileys Irish Cream?
Baileys uses Irish Whiskey and Irish Cream to make a cream liqueur mixture with flavors of chocolate and vanilla.
Does Baileys need to be stored in the fridge?
Bailey’s does not need to be refrigerated, even after it’s been opened.
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