Wondering how to make Irish cream recipe? Just combine a few basic ingredients and it’s ready in minutes. Leave the alcohol out of this easy Irish cream recipe to make homemade Irish cream coffee creamer.
Let’s talk alcohol for a second. I generally don’t drink much alcohol. I’m usually using it for making things like homemade extracts. But I have a minor weakness for Irish cream. My mom gave me a bottle as a gift one year and I would drink a small glass on the rocks while I cooked dinner. I also discovered it goes in a cup of after dinner coffee.
You might want to leave the alcohol out and just make Irish cream coffee creamer (with Irish Cream French toast)for the mornings. Irish cream is also used to make some amazing Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes. Just in case you thought there was no reason to learn how to make Irish cream….
But store bought Irish cream is expensive. This homemade Irish cream recipe, however, is very affordable. You probably have every single ingredient to make it in your pantry and fridge.
Most Irish cream recipes call for whiskey. This one uses vodka. If you keep a bottle of vodka on hand you can make all kinds of things like homemade mint extract or homemade vanilla extract.
You will need chocolate sauce. You can homemade chocolate sauce or use store bought. You can even make your own sweetened condensed milk, if you don’t have any in your pantry.
Homemade Irish Cream Recipe
- 2 eggs
- 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
- 2 cups half and half
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon instant coffee
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 Tablespoon chocolate sauce
- Up to 2 cups vodka or whiskey
- Whisk eggs by hand or in stand mixer with whisk attachment until frothy.
- Add in rest of ingredients, one at a time, whisking well to combine.
- Store in a food safe container for up to three months refrigerated.
- Shake well before using.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 458Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 142mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 0gSugar: 40gProtein: 9g
YVONNE TAYLOR says
Oh boy! I don’t try much stuff but I definitely will try this. Irish cream is one of the few drinks I love thank you for the recipe.
Looks pretty wonderful to me! Would you believe I have never had Irish cream? I think I need to try it! And I’d definitely prefer homemade! Thanks for sharing it with us at #FoodieFriDIY! Hope you are having a fabulous week!
No way! Yes, you definitely have to try it. No excuses when you can make it yourself. 😉
Sarah R. says
How FUN to make your own!!! And dangerous if used in your morning coffee… 😉 I’m thrilled you linked up with us at Snickerdoodle Sunday…hope to see you again this weekend with your latest makes!
Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)
Yeah I’d probably leave out that whiskey for the mornings… ha ha!
Kristina & Millie says
yummmmm!!! I love a bit of Irish cream and so appreciate the recipe to make my own. I double appreciate that french toast recipe too! Have an awesome week and thanks for sharing with Snickerdoodle Sunday!
I make the French toast every year on St. Patty’s Day. Nothing says Irish like a French recipe – ha ha.
This sounds great! Definitely going to be trying this to celebrate St. Pat\’s Day! I would love if you would share this at my blog party, Celebrate It! It is all about celebrating the everyday!
Hi Teri! Thanks for stopping by and for the invitation!
I am loving every part of this post! I love Irish cream. Pinned!
LOL! Thanks, Diana! It’s sooo yummy!
This sounds (and looks) divine! Thank you so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday and I hope you’ll stop back soon 🙂