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Homemade Baileys Chocolates

Boozy chocolates filled with a liquid Baileys Irish Cream Milk Chocolate Ganache. Coated with milk chocolate couverture, and finished with a layer of powdered sugar.
5 from 60 votes
Prep Time 1 hr
Chilling 1 d 25 mins
Total Time 1 d 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine European
Servings 21 Chocolates
Calories 71 kcal




Baileys Ganache

  • Weigh the glucose into a small saucepan.
  • Add the Baileys.
  • Dissolve the glucose in the Baileys while stirring.
  • Add the milk chocolate couverture and mix well once the glucose has dissolved in the Baileys Irish Cream. 
  • Let the Baileys milk chocolate cream cool to 30 °C // 86 °F and fill it into a piping bag. 

Filling and Closing the Hollow Spheres

  • Fill the hollow spheres with the ganache until just below the rim. 
  • Place the filled hollow spheres in the fridge for at least 12 hours(ideally 24 h).
  • Before the cooling time is over, start preparing the milk chocolate couverture. 
  • Melt the chocolate in a water bath or tempering device.
  • Fill the melted couverture into a squeeze bottle and close the chocolates.
  • Chill the sealed chocolates for another 15-30 minutes.

Coating and Dusting

  • Prepare a shallow baking pan in which you sieve four teaspoons of powdered sugar.
  • Coat the sealed chocolates with the tempered milk chocolate couverture. (See detailed coating instructions above).
  • Place the coated truffles in the prepared pan with the powdered sugar and roll them in it.  
  • Remove the access powdered sugar by rolling the chocolates back and forth in a sieve.
  • Place the finished Baileys chocolates into small chocolate paper molds.

Please note that all my recipes are developed and tested in metric grams. I recommend using digital scales for more accurate results. I provided a conversion to US customary in the recipe, but please note that I haven't tested it using this method.

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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Chocolate | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg