Homemade Irish Cream takes less than 5 minutes to make and is so much better than the store-bought kind. Perfect for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick’s Day is less than a week a way and I couldn’t think of a more fun video post to share than one for Homemade Irish Cream. I had no idea how amazingly easy this stuff is to make at home and if you’re like me and already have most of the ingredients on hand, it’s pretty cheap too. This would be a great gift to give out to your friends and family to celebrate, and it also goes great in baking recipes too. Stay tuned for an over-the-top cake I’ll be posting by next week – it uses Irish Cream in the most decadent way!
How do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
Taste: Just like store-bought Irish cream, but better because you can adjust the ingredients to your taste!
Texture: Thick and creamy. If refrigerating bring to room temperature before using because it will harden slightly.
Ease: Outrageously easy. The blender does all the work and it takes less than 5 minutes.
Appearance: The cream itself is a little boring but you can put it in a cute glass jar and attach a fun label to it.
Pros: Simple, easy, and a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Would I make this again? Yes!
How to make Homemade Irish Cream
Yield: about 4 cups
Cook: 5 minutes
1 cup heavy cream
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 2/3 cup Irish whiskey
1 teaspoon instant coffee or instant espresso powder
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup OR cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds. Remove to an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Shake well before using.
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