Best Baileys recipes
Add a festive splash of Baileys to your desserts and bakes this Christmas. Try Baileys tiramisu trifle, indulgent fudge, homemade truffles and a boozy yule log
Wondering what to mix with Baileys? We have some great Baileys Irish cream recipes, including plenty of Baileys desserts, milkshakes, Baileys cake and our ultimate Baileys cheesecake (you really, really need to try that one). This creamy, Irish liqueur is a wonderful ingredient for cooking, whether it be as a glaze on a donut or the main flavouring for homemade fudge. Check out our Irish cream taste test to see which one to use in your desserts. Or, stock up on Baileys before the big day for fun cocktails and decadent bakes.
Best Baileys Irish cream recipes
Use Baileys for a classic caffeinated sip that's great for the festive season – the Irish cream works a treat with coffee, balancing the bitterness of the beans with its silky creaminess.
The ultimate tipple for Baileys lovers: turn your bottle of Baileys into a luxurious evening cocktail complete with coffee liqueur, vodka and double cream.
The addition of Baileys makes this hot chocolate extra smooth and decadent – a brilliant tipple for the colder months.
Need a show-stopping dessert to impress everyone over the Christmas period? Check out our indulgent festive yule log with a boozy Baileys cream and crunchy hazelnut brittle.
Make our sophisticated cupcakes, infused with a classic festive tipple. Add another splash of Baileys to the buttercream for extra flavour.
An irresistible brownie laced with Baileys and covered in an extra special layer of dark chocolate fudge.
A real showstopper of a cake, this three-tiered beauty is all dark chocolate and Baileys Irish Cream. It's perfect for an impressive dessert for a special occasion.
Aux merveilleux are a French treat – a simple affair of meringue discs sandwiched with a boozy flavoured cream and rolled in chocolate shavings.
Ready in just 20 minutes, this fridge cake is an easy dessert to make ahead for a quick Baileys dessert idea over the festive season. We used Oreos to make ours extra-indulgent!
This homemade Baileys makes a great present to take to hosts over the festive season and is great on its own, or when used to pimp-up hot chocolate.
Check out our stunning trifle recipe with boozy Baileys, chocolate swiss roll and lightly whipped cream with espresso. Make this indulgent dessert for an impressive centrepiece at your Christmas Day feast.
Need an easy gift to take to a festive dinner party? Homemade fudge is a great little sweet treat. Perfect with coffee to finish off a meal or as a little energy booster, it keeps for up to a month in an airtight container. Learn how to make Baileys fudge by watching the video below:
Take your blondies up a notch and top with a white chocolate Baileys ganache to give them a boozy, festive boost.
If you're feeding a crowd this Christmas you can make the pavlova base the day before, then fill just before serving for a perfect alternative to your Christmas pudding. Store in a large airtight box or wrap the pav, on its tray, in clingfilm or foil to keep the air out.
Gooey, chocolatey and utterly indulgent... this Baileys dessert also has Nutella in it! What could be better? A glug of Baileys is the key component in the velvety cream that accompanies this easy chocolate Christmas cake idea. Plus it's easy to make and ready in an hour.
Got left over Bailey's from the Christmas festivities? Make this tiramisu recipe with creamy Baileys, soft sponge fingers, strong coffee and sweet almond liqueur... an easy boozy Baileys dessert to indulge in over the festive period.
Treat loved ones with our easy yet impressive Baileys tiffin - an ideal gift for your foodie friends. These indulgent chocolate tiffins are packed with our favourite Baileys Christmas drink in solid chocolate form. You don’t have to include the edible glitter but it does give added bling.
These baked chocolate-filled donuts with Baileys glaze are deliciously indulgent and easy to make. Enjoy them as an afternoon treat over the festive season with a cup of tea, or serve as a pudding. Baking them avoids the hassle of deep-frying if you're not confident. Plus, they're a fun sweet treat to make with children, just take out the Baileys!
Baileys? Check. White chocolate? Check. Two ingredients that make for an utterly irresistible cheesecake, perfect for serving at dinner parties this Christmas (or to keep all to yourself). Plus it calls for less than 10 ingredients, and is ready in under 2 hours!
An indulgent take on milkshake for grown ups. Ready in just five minutes, this Baileys and vanilla ice cream milkshake is whizzed with Oreo biscuits and toped with squirty cream, an irresistible drink for the ultimate treat over the festive season, the perfect Baileys dessert!
These tempting chocolate truffles look impressive but are deceptively easy to make. Add Baileys to make them even more special. They make for a great homemade gift to give friends or family this Christmas.
Treat your loved ones to a great Baileys dessert with this luxurious festive bake made with white chocolate and Baileys. It's easy to make and requires very little effort, prepare it next time you host a dinner party. Discover more roulade recipes here.
Impress your guests over the festive season with this classic chocolate tart and homemade boozy Baileys ice-cream. Our easy chocolate tart makes a special dinner party dessert or a lovely pudding for a family gathering.
Want an easy chocolate log to serve the family this Christmas or an easy Baileys dessert idea? Try our irresistible chocolate yule log recipe. Everyone will attempt to save room for this dark chocolate roulade with Bailey's cream, dusted with a snow drift of icing sugar, you’re sure to impress guests with this Christmas recipe.