Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Our Homemade Baileys Irish Cream recipe is a deliciously creamy and chocolatey homemade alcoholic drink. Make it in less than 5 minutes and with just 6 basic ingredients. The perfect homemade gift for family and friends.

Our Homemade Baileys Irish Cream recipe is a deliciously creamy and chocolatey homemade alcoholic drink. Make your own in less than 2 minutes and with only 6 basic ingredients. The perfect homemade gift for family and friends.

How To Make Homemade Baileys

Have you ever wanted to make creamy, delicious Homemade Baileys Irish Cream? Well you won’t believe just how simple it is!! Yep, in just a couple of minutes you’ll be sipping this super yummy drink (or pouring it over a big bowl of ice-cream…. surely it’s not not just me that does that??).

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream also makes the perfect homemade gift for friends, family, neighbours and teachers. Simply whip up a batch, pour it into gorgeous little bottles, add a gift tag and you’re set! Easy, right!?

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

What you need:

  • cream
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • vanilla extract
  • Irish whiskey
  • instant coffee granules (see tips)
  • chocolate syrup or topping

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

What to do:

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender or Thermomix.
  2. Very slowly increase the speed to medium (or Speed 4 in a Thermomix).
  3. Mix until the ingredients are just combined.
  4. Pour into sterilised jars.
  5. Store unopened in the fridge for up to 2 months.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Tips for making Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

  • Mix the coffee granules with 2 tbs boiling hot water and stir until dissolved. Allow the coffee to cool before adding to the blender (this step is optional – but recommended for a smooth result).
  • Certain blenders (generally the powerful ones) can curdle the mixture slightly as they ‘whip’ the cream – but don’t worry! Start your blender on a medium speed and increase slowly. If you notice this happening, turn the speed back down and continue to blend until just combined. If your mixture does appear curdled, simply pour it through a sieve and then allow the drained liquid to settle. Scrape any excess off the top with a spoon.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

How long will my Homemade Baileys Irish Cream last?

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream can be stored in sterilised jars for up to 2 months unopened in the fridge (so you can make it ahead of time and be super organised!!).

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Where can I find small glass bottles or jars?

  • most $2 shops or discount stores will stock them
  • Kmart often has great little bottles

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

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Homemade Baileys Irish Cream - Conventional Method

Make your own Homemade Baileys Irish Cream in less than 2 minutes and with only 6 basic ingredients. The perfect homemade gift for family and friends.
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Course: Christmas, Drinks
Cuisine: Christmas
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 litre
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 cup (240g) cream
  • 395 g can condensed milk
  • 1 2/3 cup (375g) of Irish whiskey
  • 3 tbs (45g) chocolate topping or syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Mix the coffee granules with 2 tbs of boiling water and allow to cool completely (this step is optional - but recommended for a smooth result). 
  • Place all ingredients (including the cold coffee liquid) into a blender.
  • Very slowly increase to medium speed for 20 seconds or until just combined (see notes). 
  • Pour into sterilised glasses, seal and place into the fridge.
  • Keep unopened in the fridge for 2 months.

Notes

Please note: certain blenders (generally the powerful ones) can curdle the mixture slightly as they 'whip' the cream - but don't worry! Start your blender on a medium speed and increase slowly. If you notice this happening, turn the speed back down and continue to blend until just combined. If your mixture does appear curdled, simply pour it through a sieve and then allow the drained liquid to settle. Scrape any excess off the top with a spoon.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream - Thermomix Method

Make your own Homemade Baileys Irish Cream in less than 2 minutes and with only 6 basic ingredients. The perfect homemade gift for family and friends.
0 from 0 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Christmas, Drinks
Cuisine: Christmas
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 litre
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1 cup (240g) cream
  • 395 g can condensed milk
  • 1 2/3 cup (375g) of Irish whiskey
  • 3 tbs (45g) chocolate topping or syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Mix the coffee granules with 2 tbs of boiling water and allow to cool completely (this step is optional - but recommended for a smooth result). 
  • Place all ingredients (including the cold coffee liquid) into the Thermomix bowl. 
  • Very slowly increase to Speed 4, 20 seconds, or until just combined (see notes). 
  • Pour into sterilised glasses, seal and place into the fridge.
  • Keep unopened in the fridge for 2 months.

Notes

Increasing the speed of the Thermomix too quickly can curdle the mixture slightly as it 'whips' the cream - but don't worry! Start your Thermomix on Speed 1 and very slowly increase to Speed 4.
If you notice this happening, turn the speed back down and continue to mix until just combined.
If your mixture does appear curdled, simply pour it through a sieve and then allow the drained liquid to settle. Scrape any excess off the top with a spoon.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

 

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Jody at Six Little Hearts
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So making this! W

Lauren @ Create Bake Make
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Yum! The only problem with this recipe is that I would want to keep it all for myself!

Amy @ HandbagMafia
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Yum! And definitely a valid ice cream topping choice!

Deb@ inner compass designs
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Wow this looks like an awesome gift. Love it.