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Baileys Martini

5 from 3 votes

Posted: 02/19/18

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The flavors in this smooth, chocolatey Baileys Martini recipe complement each other in such a beautiful, we’re-just-meant-to-be kinda way. This dessert martini is one you must try!

Baileys is one of those fan favorite liqueurs that blends deliciously in anything from coffee to dessert. The popular Irish cream can add such a rich and creamy texture to even your most boring cup of coffee.

I never met an Irish cream recipe I didn’t love, but one of my very favorite Baileys combinations is with chocolate. Serve this chocolate martini recipe the next time you’re craving a dessert in a glass.

Baileys Martini Ingredients

  •  Baileys Irish Cream (of course). There are other brands out there, but Baileys is a tried and true classic.
  • Vodka
  • Creme de cocoa: chocolate-flavored liqueuer
  • Chocolate sauce, whipped cream and some yummy shaved chocolate for garnish

How to Make a Baileys Martini

Here is a brief overview of how to make a baileys martini. Be sure to scroll to the recipe card at the bottom of the post for the full recipe including all ingredients and measurements.

  • Prepare your glasses. In two coupe glasses, carefully drizzle chocolate sauce around the inside.
  • Combine ingredients. Add Baileys Irish Cream, vodka, and creme de cocoa in a martini shaker and, you know, shake.
  • Serve and enjoy! Pour into your two chocolatey-lined glasses. Top with whipped cream and some gorgeous chocolate shavings and cheers!

Chocolate shavings are simple to make. Use a veggie peeler and gently run across a long chocolate bar. It’ll fancy up any dessert, cocktail, Thursday night, you name it.


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Baileys Martini topped with whipped cream, martini and bottle of baileys irish cream sitting in background.
5 from 3 votes

Baileys Martini

Serves: 2 martinis
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Prep: 2 minutes
This Baileys Martini is the perfect combination of chocolate and Baileys! Dessert in a glass!


  • 4 ounces Baileys Irish Cream
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 ounces creme de cocoa
  • chocolate sauce
  • whipped cream
  • chocolate shavings see note


  • Gently drizzle chocolate around the inside of two martini glasses.
  • In a martini shaker, combine the Baileys Irish Cream, vodka, and creme de cocoa.  Shake to combine. Gently pour into the prepared glasses.
  • Top the martinis with whipped cream. Add chocolate shavings and enjoy!


There are a number of great ways you can make chocolate shavings.  If you want to make really beautiful curls, very very gently use a vegetable peeler on a long chocolate bar.
Baileys Martini topped with whipped cream, martini and bottle of baileys irish cream sitting in background.

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Lisa Longley has been creating great recipes for more than a decade. While it is too hard for her to pick her favorite cocktail, she is known to love our dirty martini.

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