Baileys Irish Cream Truffles

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

From a candy newsletter that I get, looks awsome

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate, Baileys and heavy cream together over very low heat.
  2. Whisk in yolks, one at a time; mixture will thicken.
  3. Whisk in butter.
  4. Refrigerate overnight, or until firm.
  5. With spoon make small balls.
  6. Roll in powdered sugar, cocoa, chopped nuts, sprinkles, etc.
Most Helpful

Works well, tastes great, not overly sweet. Inspired by the photo, I rolled some of the truffles in powdered sugar, some in cocoa powder, some raspberry cocoa mix and some in finely-chopped pistachios. The irish cream went well with all of those flavors.

Fanged Menace March 08, 2011

These were my first attempt at truffles and they turned out pretty good! I found them very easy to make I only wish the baileys flavor stood out a bit more. Other than that they were very good and I ended up rolling mine in powdered sugar and cocoa. I didn't wait very long before rolling them so they were semi melting in my hands before I was done, but it wasn't really a problem... I put them back in fridge after coated and I am just waiting til they harden up again to dig in... I did sneak one with powdered sugar though and it was yummy with such a nice rich soft inside! a little while later.... I have tried both varieties now and I have to say the cocoa ones are my favorites and the baileys seems to stand out a bit more in them too. SOOOOO yummy!

CulinaryExplorer February 24, 2008

Absolutely awesome, I used an expensive chocolate and it made all the difference, I made bittersweet and white choc ones, and made choc moulds and put the truffle in them, the white ones were the best truffles I have ever made, thanks for the brilliant recipe.

aussie deb November 14, 2006