Bailey’s Dessert Cocktail

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A decadent dessert cocktail, this Chocolate Bailey’s Cocktail is a creamy and delicious treat when you want to have your dessert and drink it, too!

A fun twist on a classic Chocolate Martini - this Chocolate Bailey's Martini is a decent dessert cocktail perfect for any special occasion: Valentine's Day, Anniversaries, Christmas, etc

I first shared this Bailey’s Chocolate Martini on my friend’s blog, Amanda’s Cookin’.

I can’t make something with Bailey’s without thinking of my childhood dog, Bailey – it’s actually the most common male dog name – but our Bailey was named so because of his beautiful cream colored fur speckled with patches of gray. He was actually part wolf and we found him being fattened up for someone’s supper when we lived in Beijing.

My dad traded his owner a case of Canadian beer for our new pet and my parents gave him a name inspired by a distinctly more delicious drink. Though he looked scrappy and wild, he was the tamest and best dog I’ve ever had.

But enough of my nostalgia, let’s get to the drink!

I often order my liquor from Drizly because they have a quick delivery time (sometimes within 40 minutes) and no expensive mark-ups. Purchasing from them supports local retailers, too. They have a great variety of Irish Cream Whiskeys to choose from.

How to make a chocolate dessert cocktail with Bailey's and chocolate liqueur

Ingredients to Make a Bailey’s Chocolate Martini

Scroll down to the printable recipe card for full measurements.

Tip: you can spice up this martini with an ounce of cinnamon liqueur and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

Kitchen Tools You May Find Helpful:

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Liquid Measure
  • Vegetable Peeler

I really loved using my gorgeous Omishome Bartending Kit to make this recipe. The pretty bamboo holder contains all of the tools you need to make perfect cocktails, and those pretty gold tools add a touch of class to your home bar set-up.

How to Make a Bailey’s Dessert Cocktail

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

Add your Bailey’s and chocolate liqueur and give a gentle shake to fully chill and blend the ingredients.

Line your martini glass with chocolate syrup however you’d like, then pour in your cocktail.

Using a vegetable peeler, shave the chocolate directly above the martini.

Makes 1.

 

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An easy Bailey's cocktail with chocolate liqueur, chocolate syrup and chocolate shavings for when you deserve a bit of indulgence

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Yield: 1 cocktail

Bailey’s Dessert Cocktail

Bailey’s Dessert Cocktail

A fun twist on a classic Chocolate Martini - this Chocolate Bailey's Martini is a decent dessert cocktail perfect for any special occasion: Valentine's Day, Anniversaries, Christmas, etc

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4oz Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 2oz chocolate liqueur
  • Chocolate sundae syrup, for garnish
  • Chocolate shavings, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add your Bailey's and chocolate liqueur and give a gentle shake to fully chill and blend the ingredients.
  3. Line your martini glass with chocolate syrup however you'd like, then pour in your cocktail.
  4. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the chocolate directly above the martini.
  5. Makes 1.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 639Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 199mgCarbohydrates: 184gFiber: 2gSugar: 153gProtein: 7g

Sugar, Spice and Glitter uses an auto-generate nutrition calculator. Nutrition information isn’t always accurate unless analyzed in a scientific lab, so these should be considered more of a guideline than medical information.

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This Chocolate Bailey’s Dessert Cocktail is perfect for an after-supper treat and is easier than baking a cake!

For more delicious dessert cocktails, check out our Salted Caramel Dessert Coffee or Champagne Float Cocktail.

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