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Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail

Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail is the perfect holiday drink. An easy cocktail to make with the perfect blend of chocolate, mint and Baileys. Christmas cocktail
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 485kcal


For the rim

  • 4 candy canes
  • 4 squares 70% cocoa chocolate

For the cocktail

  • 2 ounces Baileys
  • 2 ounces creme de cacao
  • 1 ounce creme de menthe

The topping

  • grated 70% cocoa chocolate


For the rim

  • Put the candy cane into a blender and give it a whizz to break up into small pieces. Pour into a bowl
  • Melt the squares of chocolate in a microwave or bain marie.  Dip a martini glass in the melted chocolate and then press it into the broken candy canes.

For the cocktail

  • Put a good handful of ice cubes into a cocktail shaker, and then pour in the measured liquids.  Shake for a good 15-20 seconds so that the cocktail shaker is cold.  Pour into the rimmed glass, grate some chocolate on the top and serve.


Recipe is easily doubled and tripled.
Nutritional value based on 1 serving


Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 6mg | Sugar: 50g