This Irish Cream Dessert Sauce is an amazing sweet sauce recipe! Perfect for your desserts and Irish recipes, especially on St Patrick’s Day!
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Why You Will Love This Recipe
This dessert sauce is a great way to get the concentrated flavor of Irish Cream (such as Bailey’s) to pour on your favorite desserts!
It only needs a few ingredients and is very versatile to use with so many recipes like ice cream, pie, and our Bailey’s Bread Pudding!
These are the ingredients you need to make a Bailey’s sauce:
Irish Cream (Bailey’s) – Bailey’s is the traditional and popular option, but any Irish Cream will do!
Cornstarch – thickens the sauce
Salt – to balance the sweetness!
This is the equipment you need to make the homemade dessert sauce:
- Small Pot
- Measuring Cups
- Measuring Spoons
Add all of your ingredients to a small pot on the stove over medium heat.
Whisk to combine.
Cook until the sauce is the desired consistency, about 5 minutes.
Modifications and Substitutions
Any brand of Irish Cream will work well here.
Consider how you are using the sauce to determine how thick to make it. If using it on cold things such as ice cream, make it a little thinner. If using it on hot things such as our Bailey’s Bread Pudding, make it thicker since the warmth will thin it out.
It is made from Irish whiskey and cream.
It is a rich flavor that is sweet with a hint of vanilla.
Yes. Bailey’s is a brand of Irish Cream.
You can use any brand for this recipe.
It is rich, sweet, and creamy, and brings a wonderful flavor to anything you use it for.
More Dessert Sauces
Irish Cream Dessert Sauce
- Heat a small pot over medium heat.
- Add all of the ingredients into the pot and whisk to combine.
- Simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes until you have your desired consistency.