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Baileys hot chocolate with whipped cream and fudge drizzle.

Baileys Hot Chocolate

This Baileys hot chocolate is smooth and creamy classic hot chocolate with a delicious boozy twist.
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 438kcal
Author Tracy


  • 1 tablespoon (12g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (5g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate high quality chips are fine
  • 3/4 cup milk any percentage
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) Baileys or any Irish cream liqueur
  • Whipped cream optional for topping
  • Fudge sauce optional for topping


  • In a small pot, stir together sugar and cocoa powder. Add water and heat over medium heat, whisking constantly until well mixed. Add chocolate and stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Slowly whisk in milk and heat until steaming. Do not let mixture come to a simmer!
  • Remove from heat and stir in the Bailey’s. Pour into an 8-ounce mug, top with whipped cream and chocolate sauce if desired, and enjoy!


Approximate nutritional information is for hot chocolate only and does not include optional toppings. 


Calories: 438kcal