Not only does Irish cream make an excellent cocktail, but it's also the perfect ingredient for your next dessert recipe! I've gathered 29 Baileys Irish cream dessert recipes to share with you today. From cookies to ice cream, you'll find something to love on this list.
What is Baileys Irish Cream?
Baileys is a brand of Irish cream liqueur, which is made with cream, cocoa, and Irish whiskey. It can be served straight, on the rocks, or mixed into cocktails. One of my favorite uses? Mixing into coffee to make an "Irish coffee".
While Baileys is not the only brand of Irish cream available, it is seemingly the most popular and is widely available at liquor stores across the country. Other popular brands include Kerrygold, Carolans, and Saint Brendan's.
It's not hard to see why this creamy, chocolate liquor makes the perfect addition to mousse, cupcakes, truffles and more. It's especially popular for holidays like St. Patrick's Day and Christmas.
What can you make with Baileys Irish cream?
Baileys is easy to incorporate into many baked and no-bake dessert recipes. Make homemade Baileys desserts like:
- Ice cream
Baileys dessert recipes
I have hand-picked these amazing, delicious, and decadent Irish cream dessert recipes to share with you today. These recipes come from some of my favorite fellow recipe writers - so you know they're good!
Baileys Whipped Chocolate Parfaits
Bailey's Irish Kiss Brownie Thumbprints
These thick, chewy cookies start with a brownie mix and end with a fudgy Bailey's spiked center & are topped with a classic Hershey's Kiss.
Baileys Chocolate Mousse
Baileys Chocolate Mousse is insanely delicious, yet requires just a handful of ingredients. Perfect for when you want to impress guests or just hide under a blanket and indulge solo, one tiny heavenly mouthful at a time.
Irish Cream Ice Cream
What’s better than Irish cream? Irish cream ice cream with a chocolate swirl! Irish cream is blended into custard and churned, then melted chocolate is swirled into the ice cream.
Baileys Irish Cream Dip
Easy, boozy dessert for St. Patrick’s Day or any adult party. Baileys Irish Cream Dip is a festive and sweet dip your guests will go crazy over!
Baileys Chocolate Mousse Pie
This Baileys chocolate mousse pie is rich and creamy with delightful specks of chocolate all throughout. It’s fast and easy to make too, no oven needed! No gelatin or eggs in the ingredients either.
Irish Cream Oreo Truffles
My favorite Oreo truffles without cream cheese, and with a splash of Irish cream! So easy, so pretty, so decadent!
Baileys Mint Chocolate Cream Pie
Baileys Mint Chocolate Cream Pie just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Absolutely delicious, decadent, minty and chocolatey for the perfect indulgent Irish treat!
Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Frosting
Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Frosting are a great St. Patrick’s Day dessert to celebrate the holiday. The recipe is easy and chocolately cupcakes with creamy Bailey’s frosting are sure to please everyone.
Chocolate Irish Car Bomb Pops
Guinness, Bailey’s Irish cream, and Irish whiskey blended with chocolate and frozen into a creamy, smooth popsicle. These creamy, chocolate Irish car bomb pops are the perfect St. Patrick’s day dessert!
Treat someone you love with homemade Baileys truffles. There are two versions of this recipe, my original chocolate coated truffles and a quick and easy version. Both versions taste absolutely delicious and are the perfect gift for someone special.
Sticky Toffee Baileys Pudding
The Baileys in this Sticky Toffee Baileys Pudding is the best way to reinvent the British pub dessert classic. Baileys is baked into the sponge and poured liberally into the toffee sauce for heavenly reasons. This gluten-free version also goes one step further in deliciousness by using teff flour instead of wheat flour.
Baileys Irish Cream Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe
If you are familiar with rum cake and how popular it is around the holidays, you will love Baileys Irish Cream Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake. This cake is rich, creamy, soft, and perfect for friends and family. The alcohol is cooked out of this cake, leaving behind only the delicious flavors of Baileys Irish Cream behind.
Easy Eggless Tiramisu
This Easy Eggless Tiramisu is a take on Italian classic and would make perfect dessert for any special occasion! Layers of coffee soaked biscuits & wonderful mascarpone cream with coffee liqueur – make-ahead and no-bake dessert heaven!
Instant Pot Irish Car Bomb Chocoflan
This Instant Pot Irish Car Bomb Chocoflan is the stuff that dreams are made of! Inspired by the Irish Car Bomb cocktail, this Chocoflan is infused with Irish Cream, Irish Whiskey, and Guinness Beer.
Baileys Cupcakes are deliciously moist cakes topped with a Baileys Swiss Meringue Buttercream. The perfect dessert for your St. Patricks Day party. Use Baileys Non-Alcholic Creamer for no booze option!
Irish Coffee Cheesecake Squares
Irish Coffee Cheesecake Squares are a lighter alternative to regular cheesecake, and they have a hint of coffee and whiskey just to keep it all interesting!
Baileys Ice Cream with Chocolate Chips
Baileys ice cream is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or any special occasion. It’s a boozy, decadent treat studded with chocolate chips that any Irish cream liqueur lover will enjoy.
Baileys & Coffee Cupcakes
These soft and fluffy cupcakes are enriched with a lovely coffee taste and spiked with an Irish cream whiskey buttercream. They have all the flavors of an Irish coffee in a cupcake form.
Baileys Irish Cream Cake
For a wonderfully rich dense sweet treat, you must try my Baileys Irish Cream Cake. It has a mild Irish Cream flavor topped with an unforgettable glaze.
Shamrock Irish Cream Dessert Shots
Baileys Crumb Cake
Baileys Nutella Mug Cake
Baileys Tres Leches Cake
Baileys Chocolate Mousse with Coffee
Baileys Pound Cake
Baileys Chocolate Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
Baileys Chocolate Cheesecake
No Bake Irish Cream Cheesecake
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