Caramel Bailey-tini

With the big green only a handful of days away I decided that now would be a good time to share with you one of my favorite drinks. Like I have stated before, I am not a huge drinker but for some reason I have a weak spot for Baileys Irish Cream. This recipe came about about a year ago when the Mr. and I were in NY visiting family for the holidays. The Mr. was making himself a dirty martini and my best friend had brought over these really cute martini glasses so that we could have a few drinks to toast to the new year. Well, not wanting to be left out of the fun I told the Mr. to make me a Bailey-tini, which of course got me a confused look of "what is in that?". So the three of us got to work playing with the ratio until we got it to where we liked it.

I am sure that you noticed that I added a backdrop for the picture. Now, I don't have a high tech camera nor do I had a master's degree in food photography so all of my pictures are normally taken at my kitchen table mere seconds before I dive into it. However, with St. Patrick's Day being one of my favorite holidays I decided to show this post a little TLC. This is one of my top favorite drinks so of course when you factor that in, how could I not make it special?

  • 1 oz good quality Vodka
  • 2 oz Caramel Bailey's Irish Cream
  • 4 ice cubes
  • square of chocolate
  • shaker
  1. With a pairing knife make a slit in the chocolate wide enough so that it will sit on the rim of your martini glass; set aside.
  2. Pour the vodka, bailey's and ice cubes in the shaker and shake for about 5-10 seconds just to get the drink really cold. Strain into martini glass and garnish with chocolate.

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Lilianna Grace said...

A girl after my own my own heart! I love Baily's. In fact, I just ran out of it I love it so much! I'm definately printing this out and trying it next time. I almost put Baily's in my St. Patty's Cupcakes today, but like I said...I was all out! :(

Kararoo said...

MMMMMM. This looks delicious!!

Joanne said...

I love Bailey's and one of my friends just bought me a HUGE bottle! Can't wait to whip up a batch of these!

Reeni said...

If a drink could be scrumptious than this is it! Love the special touch with the chocolate square.

Holly said...

Stopping by from TGC blog hop. Oh my this looks delicious. Martini + caramel + chocolate what could be wrong!


Stopping by from The Girl Creative!

Nancy Vecchione said...

If you like Bailey's you might hit where they have recipe for making your own Bailey's...yum! unlimited Bailey's!