Bailey's Irish Creme, made of Irish whiskey, cream and chocolate, is a staple liqueur in many bars and restaurants. The creamy beverage is often used to make popular mixed drinks. Most Bailey's mixed drinks call for the Original Bailey's Irish Creme. However, the company also makes other varieties including Bailey's with a Hint of Creme Caramel, which can be used in almost any recipe that calls for the Original Bailey's Irish Creme.
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Bailey's Irish Creme is commonly blended with coffee, and Bailey's with Creme Caramel adds a sweet caramel flavor to the coffee. Pour 2 ounces of Bailey's with Creme Caramel in a coffee mug. Fill the rest of the way with hot or cold coffee. Top with whipped cream if desired. Add steamed milk to make a latte and sprinkle the froth or whipped cream with chocolate shavings.
For a Bailey's Caramel Comet, combine 1.5 ounces of vodka with 1.5 ounces of Bailey's with Creme Caramel in a glass filled with crushed ice. To make a caramel martini, combine 2 ounces of Bailey's with Creme Caramel, 1 ounce of vanilla-flavored vodka and 1 ounce of caramel syrup in a martini shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass.
For a Liquid Caramel cocktail, combine 1 ounce of Bailey's with Creme Caramel, 1 ounce of coffee liqueur and 1 ounce of butterscotch schnapps in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass. Top with milk and stir. For a caramel-flavored mudslide, combine 1 ounce of Bailey's with Creme Caramel, 1 ounce coffee-flavored liqueur, 1 ounce of vodka and 1 ounce of heavy cream in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Pour into a glass filled with ice.
Bailey's with Creme Caramel blends well with ice cream desserts. For a caramel ice cream shake, combine 1/2 cup of caramel ice cream with 1/2 cup of ice, 2 ounces Bailey's with Creme Caramel and 1/4 cup milk in a blender. Blend until smooth, then pour into a tall glass with caramel sauce drizzled all over the inside. Top with whipped cream. Make the drink into a frozen mudslide by combining all the ingredients in a blender and adding two scoops of ice cream.