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Baileys Espresso Hot Chocolate Recipe

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
This cocktail recipe is a luscious coming together of the classic Baileys coffee and the iconic Baileys hot chocolate that has us holding out our mugs for more. Baileys Espresso Hot Chocolate recipe offers a warming and indulgent mix of caffiene and sweetness to kickstart your tastebuds.


Shopping List
  • 100ml Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • 2-4tsp light brown sugar (add to taste)
  • 80g chocolate (dark or milk depending on how rich you want it), finely chopped
  • 2 espresso shots/coffee (50ml each)
  • 200ml cream whipped with 1-2tsp of espresso/instant coffee powder and 1-2tsp lihgt brown sugar (add to taste)
  • 2 large chocolate chunks, chocolate sprinkles, coffee beans and chopped chocolates to decorate
  • Dairy
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    Bring 400 ml of water to the boil to the sugar in a pan, mix well turn down to a fast simmer for 2 mins.
    Add the chocolate mix with a whisk until silky smooth, turn the heat down slightly again to a medium simmer for 2 mins more.
    Take off the heat, divide between two mugs, and stir the espresso and Baileys into each.
    Top with the coffee whipped cream, pop a chunk of chocolate on top and sprinkle the rest of the toppings.
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About this Recipe

Whether it’s a special treat, or an after dinner digestif, to us a shot of espresso is a must. While we don’t encourage making a hot chocolate in your espresso machine, adding a shot to your hot chocolate mix, or even placing a chocolate bar under the coffee machine is an incredible way to mix up your mug. It’s hard not to love it, after all it brings together our two favourite things; Baileys hot chocolate, and Baileys coffee!

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