3 Ways to Make Baileys Taste Even More like Dessert

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3 Ways to Make Baileys Taste Even More like Dessert

Photo by Jessica PaynePhoto by Jessica Payne

Photo by Jessica Payne

As the old saying goes, “Good things come to those who wait.” While that is true when it comes to waiting for pay day, treating yourself to a decadent Baileys dessert does not have to happen with anticipation and angst after an already busy day. With the right recipe, you will be just minutes away from Irish cream deliciousness. If you’ve suddenly realized your Baileys supply is running short, try this homemade Irish cream recipe rather than making a trip to the store.

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Irish Coffee

This is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to enjoy this specialty liqueur, especially for coffee gurus. Make this yourself or order it at a restaurant to top off your meal. If you’d rather not guzzle coffee before bed, substitute hot cocoa.

Ingredients:
2 oz. Baileys Irish cream
6 oz. hot coffee

Directions:
Combine Irish cream and coffee, then stir. Add half and half if desired, and top with whipped cream.

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Photo by Jessica Payne

Ice Cream & Baileys

A bowl of ice cream and Baileys is the perfect grown-up dessert to help you unwind. Whether you’re splurging on a mile high sundae or want a quick fix for that sweet tooth, there is a wide spectrum of possible flavors and additional toppings. You can’t go wrong with this dish.

Ingredients:
3.5 oz. Baileys Irish cream
1-2 scoops vanilla ice cream (or flavor of your choice)

Directions:
Scoop the ice cream into a dish. Pour Irish cream over the ice cream, and top with chocolate syrup or any topping of your choice.

Photo by Jessica Payne

Photo by Jessica Payne

Baileys Chai Tea

If you’ve ever wondered who actually drinks Smirnoff’s vanilla vodka, here’s  your answer.

Ingredients:
2 oz. Baileys Irish cream
0.5 oz. Smirnoff vanilla flavored vodka
6 oz. hot chai tea
1 sprinkle of cinnamon

Directions:
Combine Baileys and vodka in a mug, top with hot chai tea. Add a drizzle of caramel flavored syrup of desired, and garnish with cinnamon.

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