Drinkable Desserts

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Irish Cream is a delicious liqueur that blends whiskey with cream and other flavors. It's a versatile ingredient that can be used to create a wide variety of cocktails.

CozyIn 2006, the Baileys Drinkable Desserts Challenge invited amateur and professional mixologists and chefs to create their own smooth, contemporary twists on traditional dessert just in time for the holidays. Amateurs and professionals could submit recipes. Following the voting round, a final judging panel included representatives from The Gourmet Cooking Arts Center, the makers of Baileys Irish Cream and mixology experts, will review the top five vote getters in both categories. The Grand Prize winning amateur and professional had their recipes and images featured in a Baileys advertisement in the April 2007 issue of Gourmet Magazine. The top amateur received a trip to New York City with a guest for a private cooking class in the The Gourmet Cooking Arts Center.

Popular drinks that can be made with Irish Cream

  1. Irish Coffee: A classic drink that combines hot coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and a topping of whipped cream, often with a splash of Irish Cream for added richness and flavor.
  2. Baileys Martini: A smooth cocktail that typically blends Irish Cream (often Baileys, hence the name) with vodka. You can also add a touch of coffee liqueur for a variation known as a "Baileys Espresso Martini".
  3. Mudslide: A dessert-like cocktail that blends Irish Cream with coffee liqueur and vodka, typically served over ice in a glass drizzled with chocolate syrup.
  4. B-52: This is a layered shooter that features coffee liqueur, Irish Cream, and Grand Marnier (an orange-flavored cognac liqueur).
  5. Irish Cream Hot Chocolate: A comforting winter drink made by adding a shot of Irish Cream to a mug of hot chocolate. Topped with whipped cream, it's a delicious treat.
  6. Irish Car Bomb: A drink meant for quick consumption, it involves dropping a shot glass filled with Irish Cream and whiskey into a pint of stout, such as Guinness, and then drinking it quickly.
  7. Baileys White Russian: This is a twist on the classic White Russian, made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish Cream in place of the usual cream or milk.
  8. Nutty Irishman: A cocktail that blends Irish Cream with Frangelico (a hazelnut liqueur) and cream over ice.
  9. Irish Cream Chai Latte: A warming and spicy drink made with chai tea, milk, and a generous splash of Irish Cream.
  10. Baileys Alexander: A dessert cocktail that combines Irish Cream, crème de cacao, and cream, often garnished with grated nutmeg.