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A shot of baileys being poured into the hot chocolate in a green mug with christmas lights in the background.

Baileys Hot Chocolate

  • Author: Ali
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 hot chocolate 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This baileys hot chocolate is the perfect winter hot chocolate to make this season. Cozy up with a mug of this and a book by the fireplace.


  • Hot Chocolate:
    • ½ cup milk
    • 3 tablespoons milk chocolate chips
    • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
    • ½ tablespoon cocoa powder
    • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract
    • ½ oz Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur
  • Baileys Whipped Cream: 
    • ⅛ cup whipping cream
    • 2 teaspoons Baileys
    • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar



  • Don’t let it boil. Use low to medium heat to prevent the mixture from boiling. Adjust the temperature accordingly.
  • Try a flavored baileys. Instead of original baileys, try a flavored version such as vanilla cinnamon baileys or hazelnut baileys.
  • Prep Time: 4 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Category: Hot Chocolate
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 hot chocolate
  • Calories: 443
  • Sugar: 36.6g
  • Sodium: 105mg
  • Fat: 24.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8.6g
  • Trans Fat: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.7g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Protein: 8.4g
  • Cholesterol: 56mg

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