March 29, 2012

Dark Chocolate Irish Cream Fudge

Dark Chocolate Fudge made with Baileys® Irish Cream liqueur. Easy and delicious. (Note: adult-only fudge)

1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
4 cups dark chocolate chips
Pinch of sea salt
Optional: 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans
1/3 cup Baileys Irish Cream*
     *Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish whiskey and cream-based liqueur. It comes in flavors such as Carmel Crème, Coffee and Mint, so you can create delicious fudge in different flavors.

  1. Line a baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. (8- or 9-inch pan works well)
  2. Put chocolate chips, salt and sweetened condensed milk in a heavy saucepan and cook over low heat until the chocolate chips are completely melted.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in Baileys and nuts, if adding nuts.
  4. Spread evenly into the foil-lined pan.
  5. Chill in the fridge for 2 hours or until firm. Cut into squares and Enjoy! Makes about 2 pounds of fudge.
Microwave Method:
  1. Put chocolate chips, salt and sweetened condensed milk into a quart glass bowl or measuring cup.
  2. Microwave on High for 3 minutes or until chocolate chips are melted, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the microwave and stir in the remaining ingredients. Proceed as above. 

  • Non-alcoholic version: Replace Baileys Irish Cream with 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract.

Really Good Chocolate: Recipe 4
Adapted from recipes on, Condensed Milk Fudge and Baileys Irish Cream
©2012 JerseyLil’s 2 Cents


  1. I am definetly going to make this and I will post the resuts!

  2. Thanks for providing the non-alcohol recipe!