December 21, 2014

Homemade Irish Cream Recipe

Looking for a last minute gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend or family member? Or perhaps a host/hostess gift for a Christmas party? Look no further... This easy and quick homemade Irish cream recipe is perfect for anyone who loves coffee or sipping on liquor.

homemade irish cream recipe

Homemade Irish Cream
Yields: 3 cups (3 1/2 pint mason jars)

  • 3/4 cup Irish whiskey, such as Jameson
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 7 oz (1/2 can) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp cold, black coffee
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp chocolate syrup or 1 tbsp cocoa powder 
  • 3 1/2 pint mason jars (cleaned)

homemade irish cream recipe

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender and combine on high speeds for 20-30 seconds.
  2. Transfer mixture to an airtight container. I used 1/2 pint mason jars.
  3. If giving as gifts, decorate the jar using festive decor such as evergreen boughs, twine, ribbon, etc. 
  4. Don't forget to add a label reminding the recipient to keep refrigerated and shake well before using.
  5. Will keep for up to 2 months in the fridge.
homemade irish cream recipe

Voila! In just a few short minutes, and with minimal effort, you have the perfect gift for any coffee lover or liquor sipper!

Please note, this recipe cannot be canned. If the whiskey is heated to a boiling point, the alcohol content decreases significantly. 

Is this a recipe you'd try? What is your favourite homemade gift?


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