Bailey’s Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting is going to make all the adults happy on St. Patrick’s Day! With just 4 ingredients including Bailey’s Irish Cream you will have the perfect fluffy and smooth buttercream frosting that is perfect for making delicious cupcakes!
Bailey’s Irish Cream Frosting
When I am making our St. Patrick’s Day dinner of either Crock pot Corned Beef and Cabbage or bangers and mash with our Irish Soda Bread. I always want to also include a dessert. Normally my focus for dessert is on the kids and I make things like Lucky Leprechaun Poop, St.Patrick’s Chocolate Covered Pretzels and Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats however I do want to include something that the adults can enjoy as well. Bring on the Bailey’s Irish cream Frosting! I personally prefer using this buttercream frosting on either my homemade chocolate cupcakes or my homemade vanilla cupcakes.
If you are looking for the perfect icing recipes for St. Patrick’s day for the adults at the party or even a special icing for an adults party this Baileys Irish Buttercream Icing recipe is PERFECT and it is really easy to make!!!
Looking for more Frosting recipes? Check these out!
- Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
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- vanilla buttercream
- marshmallow buttercream
- Caramel Buttercream
- Mint Buttercream
- Chocolate Raspberry buttercream
- Peanut butter buttercream
How to Store Buttercream Frosting
The Bailey’s Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting can be stored at room temperature for up to three days or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks in an airtight container.
How to Refluff buttercream frosting
When you bring it out of the refrigerator let it sit at room temperature for two hours. Than rewhip it for ten minutes to bring it back to life.
How many days in advanced can I make Buttercream frosting?
You can make this buttercream frosting 3 days in advanced of when you want to use it and store it at room temperature. You can make this buttercream frosting up to 2 weeks ahead of time if you are going to store it in the fridge.
Can you Freeze Buttercream Frosting?
You can freeze chocolate buttercream frosting for up to 3 months. I suggest using a freezer bag or a plastic container. if you are using a freezer bag b sure to squeeze all of tee air out of the bag before putting it in the freezer.
Decorating Cupcakes with Buttercream
If you have always wanted to make an icing swirl so you have pretty cupcakes, check out this step by step guide on how to make an icing swirl. It really changes the look of your cupcakes!
If you are using different flavored frostings and want them both on top of your cupcake swirled together, check out how to swirl two icing flavors. If you want to layer your frosting flavors, check out the layered frosting swirl!
Bailey’s Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting Ingredients
- confectionery sugar
- Bailey’s Irish Cream
How to make Bailey’s Irish Cream Buttercream Frosting
Start off by mixing the soft butter and shortening together till nice and creamy on medium speed.
Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture.
Once you have added all the sugar to the mix add in the Baileys Irish Cream.
Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? Check out these other great St. Patrick’s Day Recipes!
- Bangers and Mash
- Green Pasta for St. Patrick’s Day
- Irish Coffee Truffles
- corned beef and cabbage
- Irish Soda bread
Baileys Irish Cream Buttercream Icing
- 1 Cup Softened butter
- 1 Cup vegetable shortening
- 2 Pounds confectionery sugar
- 3 Tablespoons Baileys Irish Cream
- Start off by mixing the soft butter and shortening together till nice and creamy on medium speed.
- Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture.
- Once you have added all the sugar to the mix add in the Baileys Irish Cream. Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.
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