Bailey’s Irish Coffee Recipe

Bailey’s Irish Coffee Recipe is probably the most famous and preferred Irish coffee recipe around. If you do a simple internet search, you will find all of the variations of making this hot drink. Bailey’s Irish Coffee is a great way to wind down the night with dessert. However, you may find that this elegant mix will actually keep your family and guests up well past their bedtime. You can also have this wonderful drink when you are looking to give yourself a special treat. Its rich taste just begs for you to make it every time you sit down for a cup of coffee. It is especially fulfilling on those long winter nights.

What you need

  • A glass
  • Sugar
  • Freshly brewed coffee
  • ¾ ounce of Bailey’s
  • Homemade whip cream
  • A stirrer
  • A warm spoon


In a preheated glass, pour the Bailey’s in. At this time you can add the sugar for a sweetened taste. Slowly add the freshly brewed coffee while continuously mixing the liquid. All of the sugar should be dissolved. With the back of a warm spoon, add the whip cream to the Irish coffee mixture. Be sure to not break the coffee’s surface with the whip cream. It is likely that this part of the Bailey’s Irish coffee recipe will take some time to hone in on this particular skill. And voila, there you have your very own first serving of a homemade Bailey’s Irish Coffee recipe.

There are many variations to this recipe which include adding Irish whiskey with the Bailey’s and also Kahlua.

See Also:
Irish Coffee Recipe
Buena Vista Irish Coffee Recipe
Irish Cream Coffee Recipe

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Kevin Keogh December 20, 2010 at 2:39 pm

This recipe is gorgeous. Made a round of drinks for friends and they all loved em.

Leo Hicks December 21, 2010 at 11:50 am

What type of glass is that shown in the picture on the Bailey’s Irish Coffee Recipe page?

nix February 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm

y guess it’s not a coffee glass but a single shot glass.

joven velez July 9, 2011 at 10:06 pm


mads December 9, 2011 at 7:30 am

What is the equivalent in mls rather than ounces? Thanks :-)

nix January 30, 2012 at 9:20 pm

Precisely, 1 US fluid ounce = 29.5735296 ml
So make it 30 ml for each ounce.

JJ April 20, 2012 at 7:34 am

It looks like a one ounce shot glass in the picture.

best coffee July 17, 2014 at 10:35 am

Coffee is the best beverage money can purchase and i favor its abundant function as well as
flavour. it absolutely is satisfying for the taste.

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