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baileys jello shots

Baileys Jello Shots

Baileys Jello Shots combines Irish cream and espresso for a boozy St. Patrick's Day treat. Made extra special with whipped cream and chocolate on top!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Irish
Keyword Baileys Jello Shots
Prep Time 30 minutes
Refrigerate: 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 36 servings
Calories 74kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 750 ml Bailey's Irish Cream liqueur 1 bottle
  • 2 cups hot coffee or espresso
  • 5 packets unflavored gelatin divided
  • 4 tablespoons white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate sprinkles


  • Line a 9X9 inch baking dish with plastic wrap.
  • Add the hot coffee and sugar to a medium bowl, whisk to dissolve the sugar.
  • Add 2 packets of gelatin mixture and whisk to make sure there are no clumps.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Pour the coffee mixture into the prepared pan and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until firm.
  • Using a wooden skewer poke holes in the surface of the coffee gelatin layer.
  • Heat 1 cup of Baileys Irish Cream in a microwave-safe bowl until it almost simmers, then whisk in 3 packets of unflavored gelatin, until dissolved, and making sure there are no clumps.
  • Whisk in the remaining Baileys into the mixture and pour the mixture over the coffee gelatin layer. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until completely firm.
  • To cut and serve, gently lift the entire sheet of gelatin out of the pan using the edges of the plastic wrap.
  • Cut into 36 smaller or 24 larger squares. Top with small dollops of whipped cream and garnish with chocolate sprinkles on some and shaved chocolate.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg