January 28, 2010

Thirsty Thursday: DIY Baileys Irish Cream

Filed under: Thirsty Thursday — Tags: , , , , , — ex-boyfriend @ 4:56 pm

DIY booze is all the rage, from home brewing to home infusing. While cucumbers marinate in a vodka bath over my fridge, my attentions turn to sweeter stuff. Specifically Baileys. In our vegan household, we’re always interested in ways to veganize foods we’ve abandoned, so below is a recipe for homemade Baileys (along with substitutions to create vegan Baileys if you so desire). Recipe via Cupcake Project.


  • 1 cup light or heavy cream  (VEGANIZE: Soyatoo Whipping Cream or Silk Non Dairy Creamer)
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk (VEGANIZE: Use melted vegan vanilla ice cream)
  • 1 2/3 cup Irish whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee
  • 2 Tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and set on high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Bottle in a tightly sealed container and refrigerate. Shake before using.
  3. Will keep for up to 2 months.

Bottoms up :)

Next decision, what to do with our new boozy sugary creation. Go a favorite recipe with Baileys? Let me know.


  1. Mint chocolate martinis!

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    Comment by Jessie — January 28, 2010 @ 8:35 pm

  2. Ooh, excited to try this. Since going vegan I miss Baileys in my coffee.

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    Comment by ihatewinter — January 29, 2010 @ 7:13 pm

  3. wow, this looks so yummy! can’t wait to try it!

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    Comment by Jennifer — January 30, 2010 @ 1:01 am

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