Homemade Irish Cream
|1 cup||light cream or half and half|
|1 (14-ounce) can||sweetened condensed milk|
|1-1/2 cups||whiskey or bourbon (add more or less to taste)|
|1 teaspoon||instant coffee granules or espresso powder|
|1 teaspoon||unsweetened cocoa powder (optional) |
|2 teaspoons||vanilla extract|
|Pinch of salt (optional)|
For variety, add 1 teaspoon or more of almond or hazelnut extract.
1. Add all ingredients to blender jar. Blend on high for 15 seconds. Scrape down sides with a spatula. Blend on high for another 15 seconds.
2. Pour into glass container with tight fitting lid and refrigerate. Before your first tasting, let mixture chill for a few hours or overnight to allow flavors to meld. Keeps up to 1 month or longer in the refrigerator. Shake well before serving.