Baileys no-bake cheesecake recipe

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1 hr 20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 668 kCal 33%
Fat 60g 86%
  -  Saturates 36g 180%

Baileys cheesecake is an all time favourite and this no-bake recipe makes a seriously impressive dessert when you’re entertaining friends and family!

This Baileys cheesecake recipe is easy to make and it tastes delicious. Our Baileys cheesecake is so simple to make that all you have to do is combine very few ingredients, including double cream and Baileys for the topping and digestive biscuits and butter for the base. Because this Baileys cheesecake recipe is no bake, there’s no need to pop it in the oven – all you have to do is put it in the fridge and wait a few hours or overnight for it to set.

If you love Baileys, this Baileys no-bake cheesecake is especially great for the holidays, as it’s another way to enjoy the festive tipple. But if you’re just a fan of a deliciously sweet pud, this Baileys cheesecake can also be enjoyed throughout the rest of the year as a refreshing dessert – especially as a post Sunday-roast treat! Sprinkled with grated chocolate or cocoa powder and topped with cream, this Baileys cheesecake makes a delicious dessert than everyone will love – and be asking you for the recipe!


  • 100g butter
  • 250g digestives, crushed
  • 600g full-fat cream cheese
  • 2tbsp Baileys
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 300ml carton double cream, whipped
  • 100g dark chocolate, grated
  • 200ml whipped cream chocolate, for grating
  • 20cm round springclip tin, buttered and lined with baking parchment


  • To make the base: Melt the butter in a pan and add the crushed biscuits. Mix well until they’ve absorbed all the butter. Remove from the heat and press into the bottom of the tin. Place in the fridge for 1 hour.

  • To make the topping: Lightly whip the cream cheese and beat in the Baileys and icing sugar. Fold in the whipped cream and chocolate. Spoon onto the biscuit base.

  • Put in the fridge for another couple of hours or overnight. Once set, decorate with whipped cream and a little extra chocolate, if you like.

Top tip for making Baileys no-bake cheesecake

This also looks good with cocoa dusted over the top, rather than grated chocolate.

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