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Homemade Irish Cream

This Homemade Irish Cream is creamier and yummier than store bought. Delight your friends and family with this easy recipe!
Prep Time7 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Adult Beverage
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: Homemade Irish Cream
Servings: 10 4-ounce servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Jurga


  • 1 pint half and half, (2 cups)
  • 1 cup Irish whiskey
  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 Tablespoon milk chocolate mix, see Gr8 Tip


  • In a blender, combine all ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.
  • Shake container well before serving.


Gr8 Do-Ahead Tip:
Liqueur can be refrigerated for up to one month in a tightly sealed container.
Gr8 Tips:
  • Use an inexpensive whiskey instead of Irish whiskey.
  • Add almond syrup or almond extract for extra flavor.
  • Substitute chocolate syrup for milk chocolate mix.
  • For Valentine's Day, omit the coffee flavor and add raspberry liqueur.
Gr8 Gift Idea:
Scour your local sales for pretty bottles, add some seasonal ribbon and you have a wonderful hostess gift or party favor.IrishCream3

Nutrition Information

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg
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