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Homemade Irish Cream

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is a very rich, delicious drink for adults. Everyone loves it at parties! I usually make it for Christmas and Easter, but it is great all year-round! Serve this drink over ice, garnished with a candy cane or whipped cream."
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8 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 2-ounce servings)


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  1. In an electric blender, combine eggs, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate syrup and coffee granules. Blend for 3 minutes.
  2. Add creamer, vanilla extract, almond extract and brandy to the mixture in the electric blender. Blend for 12 minutes. Refrigerate the mixture overnight.
  3. Strain the Irish Cream through a cheesecloth, then serve.


  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, Making Your Eggs Safe.

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does anyone know how long this is good for? do the egg yokes make it good for only a couple of days?

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Please be very careful when serving anything with raw eggs. You risk illness from Salmonella, among other things. This recipe can be prepared with pasteurized eggs, which come in liquid form in ...

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does anyone know how long this is good for? do the egg yokes make it good for only a couple of days?

I've been making the Homemade Irish cream for recipe is a bit different, whiskey instead of brandy, coconut extract instead of almond, and whipping cream instead of non-dairy creamer...

Excellent. I use fat free condensed milk and fat free half & half, so I can really enjoy it knowing most of the fat is out. Adjust liquor to your liking. I give this out at Christmas in a nic...

This is absolutely delicious. I made it for St Patrick's Day and served it in cordial glasses. It goes into my permanent file. The only substitution I made was to use real whipping cream as o...

What I like best about this recipe is the lack of preservatives...unlike what you find in the popular brand name versions! Just be aware that if you over process it, the cream will start to get...

This was incredible! Much better than store bought, and so much cheaper. It was so easy to make and adjust to your liking. My husband made 3 batches, each with slightly different amounts of c...

Fatfree half-and-half tastes good in this recipe in place of creamer.

i have been making this for years with a few differences. i use a good quality chocolate fudge sauce, fat free condensed milk, 8 oz half and half, 8 oz heavy cream, 4 eggs and 1/2 bottle jameson...

This delicious drink rivals the best brand in taste and texture. Perhaps blending 5 or more minute will eliminate straining. I think there was a typo,(12 min.) but it worked for me.