13 Baileys Desserts for Irish Cream Fanatics
Baileys® is a sweet liqueur made with Irish whiskey, cream, and cocoa extract, which gives it that distinct chocolate-caramel flavor that's synonymous with grown-up desserts! Find recipes for Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys, No-Bake Baileys Cheesecake Balls, Strawberries and Cream Baileys Poke Cake, Irish Cream Brownies, and many more indulgent desserts that are sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests!
Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys Creme Frosting
A thick frosting, with more than just a hint of Baileys Irish cream liqueur, is piped on top of rich, moist chocolate cupcakes to create the perfect flavor combination and a very enjoyable treat!
Strawberries and Cream Baileys Poke Cake
If you're looking for a boozy dessert that has a touch of luxury, this poke cake filled with a Baileys strawberry and cream sauce is exactly what you need to impress your guests. The poke cake is topped with a strawberry flavored whipped cream topping and sliced strawberries.
No-Bake Baileys Cheesecake Balls
If you have the desire for a little something sweet at the end of your meal, these stunning, no-bake cheesecake truffles have a generous helping of Baileys making them the perfect after dinner treat instead of a heavy dessert.
Baileys Irish Cupcakes
This is a classic cupcake recipe, except for the luxurious addition of Baileys Irish cream that's added to the batter. Top with a vanilla or chocolate buttercream frosting. Add a splash of Baileys to the icing, if you like -- we won't tell!
Irish Cream Cheesecake
Try using different flavors for the crust of this rich Irish cream cheesecake, such as ginger cookies or chocolate wafers. Dust the top of the cheesecake with cocoa powder for added elegance. This glowing review by Ardis says it all: "I got so many compliments from self-proclaimed cheesecake connoisseurs! This cheesecake is melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness."
Irish Cream Bundt Cake
By adding chopped pecans and a generous serving of an Irish Cream liqueur (such as Baileys), you can elevate a plain box of cake mix to new heights. The sweet caramel glaze that accompanies this Bundt cake is flavored with Irish cream, too! Perfect for serving with friends alongside a pot of strong coffee.
Ultimate Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse
This chocolate mousse will introduce you to a whole new level of indulgence thanks to the addition of Baileys Irish cream liqueur. Serve in glass jars, top with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with long chocolate curls.
Peanut Butter and Baileys Frozen Yogurt
Who knew that the pairing of Baileys and peanut butter would be a winning flavor combination? The reviews for this frozen dessert proves that this is definitely the case! Adding a generous 1/2 cup of Baileys Irish cream liqueur results in a rich, velvety finish. Garnish with banana chips and chocolate curls for a scrumptious adult dessert.
Irish Cream Brownies
It makes complete sense that Baileys Irish Cream -- with its chocolaty tones -- would work well in a frosting for brownies. Take it from Allrecipes community member cookin'mama: "This frosting is a superb complement to the fudgy brownie. It is light, fluffy and perfectly flavored with just the right amount of Irish Cream."
Irish Cream Creme Brulee
If you love creme brulee and enjoy a little tipple of Baileys Irish Cream now and again, then this recipe might become your go-to dessert! The custards can be made a day or two in advance and kept in the refrigerator until you are ready to caramelize the sugar on top.
Fudge of the Irish
For anyone with a sweet tooth, this fudge made with evaporated milk, butter, sugar, and Baileys Irish cream liqueur is sure to become a favorite treat. Chop up some squares of fudge into smaller cubes and use in a grown-up ice cream sundae.
Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting
This recipe yields 66 mini chocolate cupcakes, making them an ideal dessert for a party or sharing with co-workers. You can add up to a 1/2 cup of Baileys to the buttercream frosting, but for best results mix in 1 tablespoon at a time.
Irish Cream Chocolate Cheesecake
This rendition of a baked chocolate cheesecake features a double chocolate crust and a cream cheese and cocoa filling that's laced with Baileys Irish Cream. It is perfect for any confirmed chocoholics!
Whether you love Baileys or prefer your desserts with an adult twist, like this Bananas Foster, check out these recipe collections for more ideas: