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Homemade Bailey's Irish Cream Recipe

A quick + simple imitation recipe for Bailey’s using very limited ingredients. This is the BEST Irish cream recipe you’ll ever try!
3.84 from 6 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: Homemade Bailey's, Homemade Irish Cream, Irish Cream Recipe
Prep Time: 1 minute
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 832kcal



  • 1 cup heavy cream or half&half
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅔ cup Irish whiskey Jameson was used


  • Combine the cream, sweetened condensed milk, instant coffee granules, chocolate syrup, and vanilla with an electric mixer on LOW speed (this is very important not to curdle your irish cream!).
  • Slowly add your whiskey while continuing to mix on low, until well incorporated.
  • Pour into airtight glass bottles and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
  • Shake well before consuming and enjoy!!


It is important to use low speed so the mixture does not curdle.


Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 1140IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 323mg | Iron: 1mg
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