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We are totally drinking these Baileys cocktails for dessert

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Forget cake — we'll be perfectly sipping one of these sweet Baileys cocktails instead

Baileys is the jam once that first snap of cold weather hits. There's nothing more delicious and comforting than drinking a milky cocktail by the fire (in our humble opinion). If you'd rather drink your dessert than eat it, we have just the thing. Eight different recipes with Baileys Irish Cream — a premium creamed Irish whiskey — will keep you feeling good through the fall and winter seasons.

Try one of these decadent treats when you really feel like spoiling yourself.

Baileys afternoon delight recipe

Forget cake — we'll be perfectly sipping one of these sweet Baileys cocktails instead
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Caramel vodka is added to Baileys and coffee to create a chocolate truffle in drinkable form. The splash of Kahlúa just adds an extra punch of coffee flavor.

Serves 1


  • 1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1/2 ounce caramel vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Kahlúa
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 4 ounces strong brewed Italian roast coffee
  • 2 tablespoons lightly sweetened whipped cream
  • Grated chocolate, for garnish


  1. At the bottom of a coffee cup, mix together the Baileys, vodka and Kahlua.
  2. Add the coffee, chocolate and sugar. Stir well.
  3. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of grated chocolate.

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