Bailey’s Iced Coffee Recipe

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We love a boozy coffee cocktail, and this Baileys Iced Coffee is such a delicious cocktail for any coffee lover. All you need is some cold brew coffee (or some hot coffee, cooled), and Bailey’s! Ice is good too, and if you want toppings that just makes your boozy iced coffee even better.

Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe

Why we love this recipe:

  • We love Baileys. We have made so many Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur cocktails, but this Baileys Iced Coffee is our favorite boozy iced coffee recipe.
  • This makes for a great hot weather cocktail, a perfect brunch drink, or a delicious after-dinner drink.
  • We love drinks with simple ingredients, and this definitely falls into that category.

Bailey’s Iced Coffee Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cold brew coffee (either store bought or home brewed)
  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Whipped cream for topping, optional
  • Ice (or coffee cubes- see our substitutions and tips below)
Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe

Note: You can also just brew some strong regular coffee and allow it to cool if you don’t want to fuss with making cold brew.


Step 1: Fill a tall glass with ice.

Step 2: Pour in cold coffee.

Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe

Step 3: Add Baileys Irish Cream to taste. (Usually, about a 1-1 ratio, equal parts coffee and Bailey’s.)

Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe

Step 4: Top with whipped cream, if desired.

Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe


Substitutions & Tips:

  • Looking for Irish coffee? Check out our popular Irish coffee recipe that includes Bailey’s Irish Cream and Jameson Irish Whiskey.
  • We also have a hot Baileys coffee recipe, as well.
  • You can add any yummy coffee toppings you like- chocolate shavings, chocolate syrup, etc..
  • Want to make your own Irish Cream? Check out our homemade Irish Cream recipe.
  • Freeze up some coffee ice cubes so your iced coffee doesn’t get watered down. Just let your coffee cool, pour into an ice cube tray, and freeze!
  • If you need sweetener, you can always add your sweetener of choice.
  • You can up the booze factor in this drink by adding Kahlua coffee liqueur or a liquor, like vodka. Vanilla vodka would be a delicious addition.
Bailey's Iced Coffee Recipe

This drink is the perfect way to enjoy Bailey’s Original Irish Cream. Baileys is sweet with notes of vanilla and chocolate, with an Irish Whiskey finish, that pairs so well with the coffee flavors. It doesn’t have to be St. Patrick’s Day to enjoy this drink- you can have it any time! What is your favorite coffee cocktail? Share it with us in the comments. Then, go and check out these other delicious drink ideas-

Baileys Latte

Dirty Irishman Cocktail

Dirty Snowman Cocktail

Baileys Hot Chocolate

Boozy Irish Hot Chocolate

Yield: 1 serving

Bailey's Iced Coffee

Bailey's Iced Coffee

Delicious Bailey's Iced Coffee made with strong brewed cold coffee and Bailey's Irish Cream!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 cup coffee (either cold brew store bought or home brewed, cooled)
  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Ice


    1. Fill your coffee mug with ice.
    2. Pour over coffee.
    3. Add Baileys Irish Cream to taste. (Usually, about a 1-1 ratio with the coffee.)


Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 365

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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