6 delicious dessert recipes to end your meal on a sweet note – Condé Nast Traveller India

It’s a proven fact that life is just better with dessert. Whether it’s something gooey and chocolate in a mug, or it’s fruity and creamy in a dish, a little sweet indulgence is the perfect way to end a meal. And whether you’re whipping up a midnight snack for one, or making an elegant serving for your guests, there are plenty of easy recipes that require just a couple of basic ingredients and are super fun to make too. Don’t forget to add a dash of something special to your milkshakes, mousse, ice cream or cheesecake to treat yourself to something special!

Here are a few of our favourite mouthwatering desserts:

1. The classic chocolate mousse

A real showstopper for a birthday party or just a quiet dinner at home, this mousse combines dark chocolate with Baileys for an extra rich flavor.

Ingredients:

200ml Baileys Original

2 medium eggs, separated

150g dark chocolate, chopped

1tsp unsalted butter

250ml double cream

Chocolate shavings to garnish

Directions:

STEP ONE

Melt the chocolate, allow to cool slightly then beat in the egg yolks and butter.

STEP TWO

Lightly whip the cream and Baileys. Then fold half into the chocolate mix.

STEP THREE

Whisk the egg whites until just stiff, now fold with the chocolate mixture. Add pieces of chocolate until it melts.

STEP FOUR

Spoon half the chocolate mousse into four glasses, followed by some chocolate shavings and then half the cream.

STEP FIVE

Repeat the layers and top with the remaining chocolate shavings.

STEP SIX

Put it in the fridge for three hours and serve!

 2. A decadent affogato

This creamy dream of a dessert is perfect for coffee lovers and makes the ideal post dinner snack. A coffee-based dessert, it is best served topped with ice cream, with a dash of Baileys Original Irish Cream!

Ingredients:

100ml Baileys Original Irish Cream

100ml espresso

60g of sunken cake

Two scoops of vanilla ice cream

STEP ONE

Put two shots of espresso into a jug and pour in the Baileys. Watch it swirl!

STEP TWO

Firmly press a cookie cutter into the cake to lift out two rounded pieces. Add one piece to the bottom of two champagne saucer glasses.

STEP THREE

Add a scoop of ice cream on top of the cake in the glass.

STEP FOUR

Pour the Baileys and espresso mixture over the top.

STEP FIVE

Dig in!

3. Salted Caramel Cheesecake

A no-bake cheesecake is always a people pleaser and makes a great dessert to serve after a summer brunch or an intimate evening soiree.

Ingredients:

100 ml Baileys Original Irish Cream

300 g ready made custard

300 g cream cheese

1 packet of digestive/shortbread biscuits

Pecan nuts

Caramel sauce

Directions:

STEP ONE

Crush the biscuits so they form crumbs.

STEP TWO

Whip cream cheese and Baileys together.

STEP THREE

Layer the crumbled biscuits, cream cheese mix, custard and caramel sauce in a short jar as desired. Leave cheesecake in the fridge overnight (alternatively 6 hours).

STEP FOUR

Finish by garnishing with crushed pecans.

4. A fun Cake Shake

A great way to make use of leftover cake is this super fun recipe! For a fun twist, add a dash of Baileys – it gives your dessert that beautiful rich flavour that tastes like it’s straight out of a MasterChef episode.

Ingredients:

150g Leftover burnt cake

6 scoops Chocolate ice cream (or ice cream of your choice)

100ml Baileys Original Irish Cream

150ml milk

2 Tsps. espresso powder

75ml double cream – for whipping

Directions:

STEP ONE

Cut cake into chunks and tip into a blender, leaving some for decoration.

STEP TWO

Add ice cream, Baileys Original Irish Cream, espresso powder and milk.

STEP THREE

Blend until smooth.

STEP FOUR

Pour into large glasses and crumble over the remaining cake, to serve.

STEP FIVE

Top with whipped cream and espresso powder.

5. Crème Brulee

A Baileys creme brulee recipe that’s the textbook definition of dreamy. If this doesn’t get you tempted, then we really don’t know what will.

Ingredients:

6 large egg yolks

30g caster sugar, plus 9tsp

300ml Baileys Original Irish Cream

300ml double cream

200ml whole milk

1 vanilla pod or 1tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

STEP ONE

Heat milk and cream with vanilla pod until hot but not boiling, take off heat and mix in Baileys Original Irish Cream.

STEP TWO

Whisk egg yolks and 30g of sugar until pale and thick. Gradually pour in Baileys Original Irish Cream mixture, mixing well. Cool.

STEP THREE

Heat oven to 160C, 140C fan, gas 3 and grease 6 small ovenproof dishes. Fill a roasting tin with boiling water so it will come two thirds of the way up dishes. Bake for 25 min, they will still have a slight wobble in the middle. Cool then chill for 2 hours to set.

STEP FOUR

Sprinkle sugar over cremes. To caramelize, either set under a hot grill for around 1 min or use a blowtorch until golden.

6. A beautiful Bailey’s Boba Sunrise

A drink so pretty you almost can’t drink it! It doesn’t get more summery than this combination of coconut, thai tea, boba and Baileys.

Ingredients:

2 oz Baileys Deliciously Light

1/2 oz Coconut Cream

3 oz Thai Tea Concentrate

1/2 oz Turmeric Honey Syrup (2:1)

Directions:

STEP ONE

Add Boba pearls to the bottom of a Collins glass and top with ice.

STEP TWO

Add Baileys and coconut cream to a shaker tin and skare with ice. Double strain into glass.

STEP THREE

Add tea and syrup to the ice-filled glass and serve.

STEP FOUR

Garnish with a Boba Straw and Boba Pearls

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