Baileys Irish Mudslide

By on May 29, 2023 in Liquors, Vodka with 0 Comments

The Baileys Irish Mudslide is decadence at its best.  A perfect mix of Baileys Irish cream Kahlua and vodka, it is both a cocktail drink and dessert.

baileys Irish mudslide

You can mix this up a bit, by blending the ingredients with ice. Baileys will give you that delicious right flavor of Iriam Cream.  Perfect as a standalone drink or serve it garnished with chocolate and call it a dessert.

Baileys and Kahlua are both fantastic as stand-alone drinks.

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Best drinking for the Baileys Irish Mudslide

Serve it as an amazing smooth creamy after-dinner cocktail.  Whilst You can drink it in a rocks glass, it’s a perfect cocktail to throw into a Margarita glass.  If you want to add to it a little just add some full cream.

Also if you want to make it fancy, swirl chocolate sauce around the glass first.  Then garnish with chocolate flakes.

What’s in a Baileys Irish Mudslide

With distinct Irish flavors mixed with Coffee and vodka.  The Baileys Irish Mudslide is perfect for an after-dinner cocktail.  With three simple ingredients combined over ice, it works well over blended ice or just add full cream to it, before you blend it.


Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish cream liqueur – an alcoholic drink flavored with cream, cocoa, and Irish whiskey.


Vodka is a European clear distilled alcoholic beverage. Different varieties originated in Poland, Russia, and Sweden.  Traditionally made from distilling liquid from fermented cereal grains.


Kahlúa is a coffee liqueur from Veracruz, Mexico. The drink contains rum, sugar, and arabica coffee.


If you prefer ice cubes that is fine.  But it works a little better blended over ice and served in a Margarita glass.

Which glass do I use?

It’s perfect in a rocks glass, but the Baileys Irish Mudslide works well in a Margarita glass as well.  So for a rocks glass, we recommend the Libbey Heavy Base Rocks cocktail glasses.  For the Margarita glass, we recommend the Yucatan Margarita glass set of 2  both are available from Amazon.

How to make a Baileys Irish Mudslide

Perfect blended over ice. Just place all the ingredients and ice into a blender.  Then blend until you have a consistently smooth drink.  You can serve mixed over rocks as well.

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  • Author: Maddy
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


This works better when blended, and you swirl some chocolate liquid around the glass first.


Units Scale
  • 1 oz. Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 oz. Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Vodka


  • Mix ingredients and pour into a rocks glass.
    You can also blend the ingredients with ice and serve the drink as a frozen beverage in a margarita glass.
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5


More Liqueur cocktails try these

For Fans of Baileys

  • Baileys Mint Kiss
  • Baileys Dublin Double
  • Try the Baileys Alexander
  • Baileys Iced Cappuccino
  • Baileys French Dream

For Kahlua try these

  • A-Bomb # 2
  • B-52
  • Black Russian

Fans of Vodka try these

  • Anti Freeze
  • Appletini
  • Absolution

Just remember, that Baileys-based cocktails are usually always creamy and full of flavor. Dressed the right way they can impress as an after-dinner dessert. The Bailers Irish Mudslide is no different.

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About Maddy

Maddy, is a lifestyle addict. With over 20 years bartending experience. Being the editor for Mix Your Drink, seemed like the next logical step to being able to share her experience with making mixed drinks.


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