Baileys is the best-known Irish cream liqueur on the market, and it’s used to make fun, inventive cocktails and shots. The recipes are quite diverse, some mixing in fruits while others use the typical coffee, chocolate, and mint flavors you’d expect from creamy drinks. Your drinks will be delicious if you have Baileys.
For the ultimate spiked dessert, try Baileys Irish Ice. It’s a blended iced coffee drink with a hint of mint chocolate and an espresso float topped with whipped cream. It’s the Guinness-flavored gelato, however, that steals attention and makes the experience unforgettable.
Of all the chocolate martinis in the world, this recipe is a favorite. You only need three ingredients for a chocolatini: vanilla vodka, Baileys, and chocolate liqueur. It is creamy, sweet and delicious.
Baileys is often used as a creamer for coffee and tea, offering a boozy little kick while softening the flavor. That’s the role it plays in the autumn chai swizzle, a simple three-ingredient recipe that’s perfect for a chilly afternoon.
There is no Irish cream in the original Irish coffee, but it’s a fun addition to modern incarnations of the recipe. The caramel Irish coffee, for instance, pairs Baileys with Irish whiskey, butterscotch schnapps, and the best hot coffee you can brew. It tastes as good and as satisfying as it sounds!
If you replace the cream of the White Russian with Irish cream, you have a mudslide. This drink is a delicious choice for casual drinking and is a popular choice at happy hour. Plus, you can blend it up when you’re in the mood for a boozy milkshake.
The Irish encounter recipe gives a new twist to the banana smoothie. Baileys is the only Irish ingredient so it is truly an “encounter.” It will be a delight to see how it complements the sweet flavors of coconut milk and nice gold rum.
Forget baking! Shake up a sugar cookie martini instead. In just minutes, you can make a delicious vanilla vodka cocktail with just three ingredients. Don’t forget to rim your glass with colored sugar for an extra treat.
Baileys is partnered with caramel vodka, chocolate liqueur, and amaretto for the decadent snickertini. This recipe is simple to make and will satisfy your sweet tooth.
Baileys is the preferred substitute for heavy cream or milk in many drinks. That’s exactly what happened with the vanilla latte cocktail recipe, which featured a now discontinued cream liqueur from a certain coffeehouse giant. Better yet, this cocktail is much easier to make than any normal latte! Simply brew some coffee and add vanilla vodka and Irish cream to it.
Salted caramel has become a favorite treat and this martini offers the flavors in both a delicious drink as well as a beautiful presentation. A smooth, creamy cocktail is created by mixing vodka, caramel syrup, Irish cream, and salt caramel rim. The caramel candy garnish, salted caramel rim, and caramel candy drizzle create a beautiful presentation.
The ghost-tini is a perfect fit for Halloween. This little martini is actually a delightful mix of caramel-flavored Baileys and vanilla vodka with pumpkin liqueur. The Oreo rim with gummy worm garnish is the real highlight.
Although it may seem odd to pair Irish cream with Tequila, it is a great choice. The irish cream cocktails cactus requires nothing else, so it’s incredibly quick to mix up. Choose a good Blanco tequila to mix with Baileys, then just sit back and relax.
The B-52 shooter is a great way to drink Baileys, which makes up the middle layer. It’s also one of the best-tasting shots you can make because Kahlua and Grand Marnier are perfect complements to the Irish cream.
A fun shot for St. Patrick’s Day, this jello shooter looks a lot more complicated to make than it is and tastes great. For the Guinness & Green Jelly Shot, you’ll make a layer of stout-flavored gelatin, then top it with one made of Irish cream that’s dyed green.
Irish whiskey and Irish cream are often found together, and one of their most popular appearances is in the Irish slammer (formerly the Irish car bomb). This interactive shot involves you dropping a shot glass filled in the spirit into a pint of Guinness. Keep in mind that it’s also known to produce some nasty hangovers.
This carrot cake shooter can be made with four different liqueurs. This is one of the best shots you can make. It will amaze and delight you. It is not a cake with carrots, but it tastes even better when topped with frosting and walnut crumbs.
Bartenders have been remarkably crafty over the years when it comes to recreating favorite treats in liquid form. The oatmeal cookie shooter is another yummy example in which four average liqueurs come together to taste just like the beloved snack. This one is a bit too delicious to be taken as a shot. You can sip it slowly if you wish.
Serve it as a shot, a martini, or a hot coffee cocktail–no matter how you take it, Irish cream puts the “Irish” in a Nutty Irishman. This recipe is simple and works for all variations. It’s a mixture of Irish cream, Frangelico, and other ingredients. The hazelnut flavor is a great pairing for Baileys and, if you want to get fancy, the two-layer up really well.
Thin Mints are a favorite among the cookies Girl Scouts sell every year to raise money, and they’re the inspiration for the equally delicious Girl Scout cookie shot. The most well-known recipe, however, doesn’t contain chocolate. Instead, it pairs Irish cream and coffee liqueur with peppermint schnapps.
Baileys is a magical ingredient when it comes to layering drinks, floating perfectly on top of many other liqueurs. The nutty fix demonstrates that ability perfectly, placing the cream between layers of hazelnut liqueur and vodka.