Irish Recipe: Baileys® Irish Cream Cake

bottle of Baileys Irish CreamBaileys® Irish Cream Cake from Grandma Doherty’s collection is a melt-in-your-mouth moist, comfort-food dessert.  In fact, the first whiff of it baking in your oven will remind you of the Motherland!  

package of KerryGold butterUsing Baileys® Irish Cream to flavor the sweet sponge of the cake and the frosting, and choosing KerryGold® Butter to support the cake’s and icing’s structure, gives you a perfect dessert for family and friends!


…Baileys® Irish Cream Cake is available just in time for family gatherings, office parties, and the Holidays!

Thanks, Grandma Doherty!

Baileys® Irish Cream Cake

a slice of Baileys Irish Cream Cake

Baileys® Irish Cream Cake

Made with Baileys® Irish Cream and KerryGold® Butter, this cake is wonderfully light and happily delicious!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Cuisine: Irish
Servings: 1 - just kidding


  • Large mixing bowl
  • 2 9-inch cake pans or 1 13x9-in cake pan
  • Electric mixer (optional)
  • measuring cups and measuring spoons


  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 2 ½ C all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ½ C milk room temperature
  • ½ C Baileys® Irish Cream room temperature
  • ½ C vegetable oil
  • ½ C KerryGold® Butter room temperature
  • 2 TBSP vanilla extract
  • 1 C boiling water


  • 1 C KerryGold® Butter room temperature
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • ¼ C Baileys® Irish Cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-3 TBSP milk room temperature, added 1 TEASpoon at a time


  • Preheat oven to 350* F.


  • Sift together/mix all dry ingredients (first 5 ingredients).
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the next 6 room temperature 'wet' ingredients. (DO NOT add the boiling water yet.)
  • Add the 'wet' ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix for at least 2 minutes.
  • Add the boiling water now.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan/s and bake at 350* F for 30 minutes or until knife or toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean of batter.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely so the icing will not melt off from the heat.


  • Blend first four (4) ingredients and add milk one (1) teaspoon at a time until you reach the consistency you want for frosting.
  • Ice the cake.


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