Name something better than a Bailey’s Hot Chocolate, we’ll wait… This Bailey’s Hot Chocolate recipe is the perfect hot alcoholic drink to enjoy at Christmas time, when you’re overloaded with food and watching Christmas films. Top this drink up with as many marshmallows as your heart desires.

This cocktail is part of our festive collection. Why not check out some of our other easy festive cocktail and drink recipes.


  • 2 shots x Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • 1 & 1/2 shots x Hot chocolate powder
  • 4 shots (100ml) x milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate anything to garnish


  1. Select your favourite mug.
  2. Use the hot chocolate powder and the milk to make a hot chocolate.
  3. Add the Baileys.
  4. Garnish with whatever takes your fancy. Whipped cream and marshmallows are a good choice!
  5. Sip and enjoy!


Although we try and make our cocktails accessible, this one will need the following equipment. You should have everything in your kitchen for this one though.

  • Mug
  • Microwave (or stove to warm milk)

Cocktail Units & Pricing

We’ve based these volumes, units and pricing off our alcohol database. Our prices are based off open Open Exchange Rates from the GBP total.

Baileys2 x shot (25ml)0.85£1.24
1 x shot (25ml)£0.05
Hot Chocolate Powder£0.00
150ml0.85£1.29 ($1.64* €1.51*)

*Based off Open Exchange Rates from GBP total.

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