Baileys Cheesecake

The second part to the yummy cheesecake, this time for adults for those cheeky weekend treats!  Written by my lovely editor joint in this blog with me.

Baileys Cheesecake

This smooth and creamy cheesecake is the perfect treat for adults


Preparation time: over 2 hours

Cooking time: less than 10 mins

Serves 8

Dietary V


100g/3½oz unsalted butter

250g/8¾oz digestive biscuits, crushed

600g/1lb 5oz cream cheese

25ml/1fl oz Baileys or other Irish cream liqueur

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

100ml/3½oz icing sugar

300ml/10½oz double cream, whipped

100g/3½oz grated chocolate

To garnish Cocoa powder, to dust


Melt the butter in a pan and add the crushed digestive biscuits. Mix well until the biscuits have absorbed all the butter.

Remove from the heat and press into the bottom of a lined 18cm/7in spring form tin. Place in the refrigerator and allow to set for one hour.

Lightly whip the cream cheese then beat in the Irish cream and icing sugar.

In another mixing bowl whisk together the cream and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.

Fold the whipped cream and grated chocolate into the cream cheese (be sure not to over work). When smooth, spoon evenly onto the biscuits.

Refrigerate and allow to set for a further two hours. Once set, remove and decorate with cocoa powder dusted over the top.



Blitz the digestive biscuits in a food processor for a fine crumb base

To make this a child friendly dessert replace the Baileys with 1/3 vanilla pod. A delicious vanilla cheesecake with a hint of chocolate – something to suit everyone

Enjoy xx


About blogmylife86

I am a new young mum to a beautiful baby girl. I have a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry but have a passion for writing. Whilst on maternity leave I have been working on this website and I am proud to say it is now ready to go live.
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4 Responses to Baileys Cheesecake

  1. The baileys immediately stopped me in my tracks. WOW WOW WOW. Super yummy from a new follower.

    Liked by 1 person

    • blogmylife86 says:

      Haha! Thank you so much! Apologies for the extremely late response back! I will certainly tell the author of the Baileys Cheesecake of the response she’s been getting 🙂 We shall be back soon with many posts and yummy recipes!


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