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Baileys Iced Coffee

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After a busy week, the best way to unwind is with a lusciously decadent iced coffee. Creamy, sweet, and smooth Baileys Iced Coffee topped with Baileys whipped cream is my favorite smooth and sweet way to unwind!

Iced coffee is just about perfect but when you add Baileys to the mix it becomes the ideal treat for the end of a long day. That is why I love this unbelievably easy and delicious iced coffee recipe! It’s the perfect way to treat yourself to a little elegance and indulgence, all in one tasty sip, so grab a straw and let’s dig in!

Ingredients you need

All you need is vanilla ice cream, baileys, milk and coffee to make a scrumptious baileys iced coffee.
  • Bailey’s Salted Caramel: The salted caramel version of this creamy liqueur brings a silky caramel flavor that explodes with flavor when mixed with robust iced coffee.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream: Sweet ice cream makes this cafe creation into an over-the-top indulgence. Use your favorite creamy vanilla bean ice cream in this recipe.
  • Whole Milk: Use whole milk or your favorite alternative dairy to complete this creamy coffee.
  • Coffee: Choose your favorite beans to brew up the perfect batch of iced coffee for this recipe.
  • Baileys Whipped Cream, Zebra Rolls, and Chocolate Sauce: These decorative elements add the delicious finishing touches to this drink. 


Combine Baileys with milk.
Add Baileys to the milk.
Froth the milk Baileys combo.
Froth to combine.
Add two small scoops of vanilla ice cream.
Add two small vanilla ice cream scoops.
Pour in the strong coffee.
Pour in the strong coffee.
Top with frothed Baileys milk
Add the Bailey’s milk.
Add Bailey's whipped cream on top of the Bailey's iced coffee.
Top with Bailey’s whipped cream.
Garnish with chocolate sauce.
Chocolate sauce.
Add chocolate zebra rolls on top of the Baileys iced coffee.
Chocolate zebra rolls.
Serve with a drinking straw.
Drinking straw.
Scrumptious Baileys Salted Caramel Whipped Cream as a topping for a delicious Baileys Iced Coffee.

How To Make Iced Coffee With Baileys From Scratch

  • Step One: Brew a strong coffee and allow it to cool.
  • Step Two: Prepare the whipped cream and allow it to chill.
  • Step Three: In a mixing bowl, froth the bailey and milk with a milk frother.
  • Step Four: Add the ice cream to a serving glass.
  • Step Five: Into the serving glass, pour the cold coffee followed by the frothed milk mixture.
  • Step Six: Garnish this treat with Bailey’s whipped cream, a drizzle of chocolate sauce, and sprinkles of crushed zebra rolls. Enjoy!

Barista Tips

  • I like to froth the Bailey’s and milk to fully incorporate both elements and prevent any settling.
  • Use your favorite brewing method for this drink, but remember, fresh brewed coffee always tastes the best when you brew with filtered water.


  • Creamy Flavor: Bailey’s makes a lot of delectable flavors that all pair really well with coffee. Try the almond, pumpkin, or espresso versions of this classic liqueur to have some fun with flavor.
  • Non-Dairy: Iced coffee is for everyone, and this creamy Bailey’s Iced Coffee can be non-dairy when made with Almond Milk Bailey’s and non-dairy ice cream and milk.
Baileys Iced Coffee topped with scrumptious Baileys whipped cream.


  • Measuring Tools: Jigger or measuring cups will work perfectly.
  • Electric Mixer: Use this to make homemade whipped cream.
  • Milk Frother
  • Drinking Straws
  • Metal Pitcher: Optional for mixing up the creamy coffee.
  • Ice Cream Scoop Optional.
  • Piping Bag With Star Tip: Optional for piping whipped cream.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bailey’s Iced Coffee

Can I Batch This Recipe?

Yes! You can double or triple the recipe as needed to make enough of these delicious drinks for the whole party!

Can I Make This Non-Alcoholic?

The light and creamy taste of this iced coffee is just barely buzzing with Bailey’s flavor, but if you want to make a totally zero-alcohol version, trade the liqueur for a non-alcoholic Irish cream. You can find these alternatives online and at select liquor stores.

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Scrumptious Baileys Salted Caramel Whipped Cream as a topping for a delicious Baileys Iced Coffee.

Iced Coffee with Baileys

Indulge in the perfect blend of coffee and Bailey’s, topped with a scrumptious Bailey’s whipped cream. Satisfy your cravings and chill out with this cold treat.
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Course: Coffee, Coffee with milk, Cold Beverage, Dessert
Cuisine: Global cuisine
Keyword: Baileys iced coffee, coffee with baileys, iced coffee with baileys
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 465kcal


  • Jigger, measuring cups
  • Electric mixer
  • Metal pitcher (optional)
  • Ice cream scoop (optional)
  • Piping bag with a star tip (optional)
  • Drinking straw(s) for serving


  • cup Coffee strong, freshly brewed, cooled
  • cup Whole milk or plant based alternative
  • 1 oz Baileys Salted Caramel
  • 2 Scoops Vanilla ice cream



  • Brew a ⅔ cup Coffee – this can be an espresso, but also a cold brew, pour over, AeroPress or French press coffee.
    ⅔ cup Coffee
  • Set it aside to cool or brew it over ice cubes.
  • Whip the Baileys Whipped cream in a mixing bowl and chill it in the fridge.
    Baileys Whipped cream
  • Place ⅔ cup Whole milk and 1 oz Baileys Salted Caramel in another mixing bowl and froth both with a milk frother.
    ⅔ cup Whole milk, 1 oz Baileys Salted Caramel
  • Add 2 Scoops Vanilla ice cream to your serving glass.
    2 Scoops Vanilla ice cream
  • Pour over the cold coffee and then the frothed milk and Baileys mixture.
  • Garnish your iced Baileys coffee with the whipped cream and then drizzle chocolate sauce over the top.
  • Sprinkle a few Zebra Rolls on top.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 819IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 372mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Food Safety

  • Don’t leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
  • Never leave cooking food and beverages unattended
  • Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove

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By on February 6th, 2024
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