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dairy free baileys in a tea cup

Dairy Free & Vegan Baileys Recipe

Tara Klippert
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegan and soy free.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
cooling time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 18 servings (1.5 oz alcohol drink)
Calories 310 kcal


  • Large pot
  • Wooden spoon
  • Can opener
  • Measuring cups & measuring spoons
  • Stove top
  • Mason jars & lids
  • Mason jar funnel (optional)


  • 3 cans full fat coconut milk
  • 3 can fulls unsweetened oat milk (or any other dairy free milk)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar (or coconut palm sugar)
  • 2 tbsp instant coffee
  • 500-750 ml whiskey (from moderate booziness to maximum booziness)


  • Open 3 cans of coconut milk with your can opener
    opened coconut milk cans on counter
  • Add canned coconut milk, 3 additional can-fulls of oat milk, instant coffee and brown sugar into a large pot.
    ingredients for dairy free baileys in the pot
  • Set the burner to low-medium and bring the pot of liquid *just* to a soft boil, stirring often to make sure everything dissolves and mixes together, and that it doesn't burn on the bottom of the pot.
    stirring the dairy free baileys on the stove
  • Once the sugar and instant coffee has dissolved, remove from heat.
    picture of fully cooked and mixed baileys
  • Add 1 tbsp vanilla extract
    Adding vanilla extract to dairy free baileys
  • Add 1/8 tsp almond extract
    adding almond extract to dairy free baileys
  • Add 500-750 ml whiskey (750 if you want it extra boozy)
    adding whiskey to dairy free baileys
  • Pour into roughly 8 mason jars using a mason jar funnel if you have one.
    funneling baileys from pot into mason jars
  • Let cool for a couple hours (or until it is room temperature).
    canned dairy free baileys cooling on counter
  • Cover mason jars with lids and store in the fridge.
  • Enjoy within 1 week.



Note: serving sizes are based on the amount of baileys that contains roughly 1.5 oz of whiskey. 


Calories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 49.2gProtein: 2.1gFat: 11.7gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 47.5mgPotassium: 58.2mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 24.1g
Keyword dairy free, gluten free, grain free, soy free, vegan
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