A 4x Sweet Treat: Baileys Irish Cream Cocktails & Desserts Pairing

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Oh yum, today I am sharing four Baileys Irish Cream cocktail recipes that are paired with desserts. These pairings can be done solo or set up as a dessert bar to really impress your sweetheart. These treats are great for Valentine’s Day or really anytime. What better way to celebrate life than to indulge in cocktails and desserts!

Go out to a romantic dinner then come home for dessert and a night cap that involves a decadent Baileys cocktail. See the entire menu below and if you want to save time buy these fancy desserts and you will win the heart of your loved one year round.

Baileys Irish Cream Valentine's Day Dessert and Cocktail Pairing

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Pairing Number One
Macaroons and Truffles paired with a Chocolate Covered Cherry


Recipe: Chocolate Covered Cherry

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 ounce of vodka
  • ½ ounce of maraschino cherry juice
  • ½ ounce of chocolate syrup
  • ½ cup of ice
  • Garnish: maraschino cherries

Instructions

  • Add Baileys Irish Cream, vodka, maraschino cherry juice, chocolate syrup, and ice to a cocktail shaker
  • Shake mixture then strain into martini glass

Serves: 1


Pairing Two
Mint Chocolate Mini Cake paired with a Baileys Grasshopper


Recipe: Baileys Grasshopper

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 ounce crème de menthe
  • 1 ounce of cream
  • ½ ounce of chocolate syrup
  • ½ cup of ice
  • Garnish: crumbled mint cookies

Instructions

  • Drizzle chocolate syrup in the bottom of the serving glass
  • Add Baileys Irish Cream, crème de menthe, cream, and ice to a shaker
  • Shake mixture then strain into serving glass

Serves: 1


Pairing Three
Tart paired with Baileys on a Rock


Recipe: Baileys on a Rock

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces of Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 sphere ice cube

Instructions

  • Pour Baileys Irish Cream over an ice sphere

Serves: 1


Pairing Four

Espresso Cheesecake paired with a Nutty Irishman


Recipe: Nutty Irishman

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 ounce of hazelnut liqueur
  • 5 ounces of coffee
  • Garnish: whipped cream

Instructions

  • Pour Baileys Irish Cream, hazelnut liqueur, and coffee into serving glass
  • Stir mixture then top with whipped cream

Serves: 1

Enjoy!

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