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Are you looking for a dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth and give you a little kick at the same time? Look no further than this Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge recipe.

Made with a blend of rich, creamy Irish cream liqueur, smooth white chocolate chips, and decadent dark chocolate chips, this fudge recipe is sure to be a favorite among family and friends. The double chocolate and truffle combination is irresistible.

As a professional chef specializing in British cuisine, I know the importance of using high-quality ingredients to make the perfect dessert. That’s why I always recommend using real butter versus margarine and high-quality semisweet chocolate chips.

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply looking for an indulgent treat, this Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge is perfect for any occasion. The taste of the Irish cream is prominent yet harmonized with other flavors creating an unforgettable experience.

So grab your apron and get ready to whip up this delicious dessert that will leave all your guests wanting more!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge
Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge

Fellow chocolate lovers, prepare to be amazed! This Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge Recipe is a dream come true. Allowing for the perfect balance of indulgence and sophistication, this recipe combines creamy Irish cream liqueur with both white and semisweet chocolate chips for an experience that cannot be matched.

Whether you’re in the mood for a decadent dessert or just need a quick pick-me-up, this truffle fudge will not disappoint. Unlike regular fudge recipes, this irish cream infused truffle fudge has a silky-smooth texture that is simply heavenly. And while the combination of chocolate and Irish cream alone is already enticing enough, the recipe also includes milk chocolate chips for an added layer of complexity.

To top it off, this recipe requires only a few basic ingredients such as butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract, making it an easy dessert option that doesn’t skimp on flavor. The result is irish cream truffle perfection with every bite.

Not convinced yet? This recipe has endless possibilities for customization! Try adding in some cocoa powder or dark chocolate chips to make it even richer or substitute some of the ingredients with keto-friendly options like Keto Chow. With just a little creativity, you can turn this already fantastic recipe into something uniquely your own.

So why wait? Give this Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge recipe a try, and I guarantee that you’ll fall in love with its smoothness and delightfully complex flavors. Whether you’re entertaining guests or just looking for a midnight snack, this truffle fudge won’t disappoint.

Ingredient List

Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this creamy fudgy delight!
Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this creamy fudgy delight!

Let’s turn to what ingredients you need to prepare this delicious Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge recipe. Here is what you need to make the ultimate decadent dessert.


  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Irish cream liqueur (such as Bailey’s)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk

Besides these mandatory ingredients, you may also want to keep on hand some of the following items:

  • Cocoa Powder
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Butter Fudge
  • White Chocolate
  • Keto Chow

Be sure to have all your ingredients handy so you can start cooking without any interruptions. Let’s move on to the fun part!

The Recipe How-To

Now that you have gathered all the necessary ingredients, let’s get started with making Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge. Trust me, this recipe is a must-try dessert recipe, especially if you are a fan of chocolate and Irish cream liqueur.

Step 1: Prepare Baking Pan

First, you need to prepare an 8×8 inch baking pan by lining it with parchment paper. The parchment paper should overhang two sides of the pan, allowing for easy removal of the fudge.

Step 2: Melt Chocolates

Next, using a double boiler method or the microwave, melt 3 cups each of semisweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips separately in two heatproof bowls. Ensure to stir them occasionally to prevent burning.

Step 3: Mix Irish Cream Liqueur

In another bowl, mix together 1 cup Irish cream liqueur and 1/2 cup heavy cream.

Step 4: Prepare Powdered Sugar Mixture

In a large bowl, combine together 4 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, and a pinch of salt.

Step 5: Mix Liquids and Powdered Sugar Mixture

Now pour the liquid mixture from step three into the powdered sugar mixture from step four. Add in 1 cup melted semisweet chocolate chips and 1/2 cup melted white chocolate chips into the same bowl. Stir vigorously until the mixture becomes smooth and shiny.

Step 6: Assemble Layers

Pour half of the fudge batter into the prepared baking pan from step one. Top with an even layer of mini chocolate balls or chips on top of the batter layer.

Then pour and spread out the remaining batter over the top of the chocolate balls layer. Add more mini chocolate balls to the top of the fudge.

Step 7: Leave it to Set

Refrigerate the mixture for at least 3 hours or until firm to touch.

Step 8: Cut and Serve

Lift the fudge along with the parchment paper and place it on a cutting board. Cut it into squares, and dust them with powdered sugar before serving.

Pro Tip: If you want a cleaner cut, run a knife through hot water and then dry it before cutting.

That’s it! I’m sure your guests are going to love it as much as mine did.

Substitutions and Variations

Picture-perfect swirls of mouth-watering Irish cream and chocolate.
Picture-perfect swirls of mouth-watering Irish cream and chocolate.

If you want to switch things up or if you have dietary restrictions, there are a few substitutions and variations that can be made.

Firstly, if you want to make this recipe even more Irish, try using Kerrygold Irish butter instead of regular butter or margarine. It adds an extra richness and depth of flavor to the fudge.

For a white chocolate lover, you can replace the semisweet chocolate chips with white chocolate chips in the truffle fudge mixture. Pair it with Bailey’s Irish Cream for a doubly delightful treat.

If you want to make this recipe keto-friendly, try using Keto Chow instead of sweetened condensed milk. This substitution gives a creamy texture like sweetened condensed milk without the added sugars or carbs.

If you prefer a darker chocolate taste, switch out the white chocolate chips in the truffle mixture with dark chocolate ones. Or add cocoa powder to the fudge recipe to give it a bitter and rich taste.

Another variation is to form the fudge into balls and roll them in crushed chocolate chip cookies or sprinkle cocoa powder on top of them. This transforms the recipe into adorable bite-sized treats perfect for parties or holiday gatherings.

No matter which substitution or variation you choose, this Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge recipe will still be an indulgent dessert that will satisfy any sweet craving.

Serving and Pairing

Once your Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge is ready, it’s time to serve it up and enjoy the rich, decadent flavors. This fudge is perfect for any occasion, whether it be a special event or just a night in with friends or family.

When serving this fudge, I recommend cutting it into small squares to allow for easy portion control. This recipe makes 36 servings, so you will have plenty to go around. If you are feeling extra fancy, drizzle some melted white chocolate on top of the fudge for even more indulgence.

As for pairing options, a good cup of coffee or tea would work splendidly alongside this rich and sweet treat. The bitter notes in the coffee or tea help balance out the sweetness of the fudge. Alternatively, you could also pair it with a glass of Bailey’s Irish Cream, to really bring out the flavors in the fudge.

So go ahead and indulge in this delicious recipe that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth cravings!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

These fudgy truffles bring a unique flavor of Ireland to your dessert table.
These fudgy truffles bring a unique flavor of Ireland to your dessert table.

As much as I love the fresh taste of Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge Recipe, sometimes it’s nice to be able to prepare ahead of time. Lucky for us, this recipe is a perfect candidate for make-ahead and storing!

To make ahead, simply wrap the cooled fudge tightly in plastic wrap or in an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. You can also freeze the fudge for up to 3 months. Just be sure to let it thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

When ready to serve, remove from the fridge or freezer and allow to come to room temperature for about an hour before slicing. If you’re reheating, microwave each piece for about 10-15 seconds until just warm.

One thing to note is that this fudge can be a bit delicate, especially if the weather is warm. To help with handling and prevent melting, consider using parchment paper when cutting and serving.

Finally, I’d like to mention that while this fudge can hold up well with storing and reheating, it’s best enjoyed freshly made. So if you have the opportunity to enjoy it right away, go for it!

Tips for Perfect Results

If you want to create the perfect Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge, here are some tips to make it easy and delicious every time.

Firstly, use high-quality ingredients. With only a few ingredients required, it is important to make sure that you’re using quality products. Choose the best chocolate, butter, and cream liqueur that you can find to ensure that your fudge turns out with a velvety texture and rich flavor.

Secondly, carefully measure your ingredients. Fudging your measurements can adversely affect the texture of your fudge. Make sure that you precisely measure each ingredient to get the desired consistency.

Thirdly, take care when melting chocolate. You should melt the chocolate in a double boiler, rather than in the microwave or on direct heat, as this can cause the chocolate to burn and become gritty. For best results, slowly melt your chocolate over gentle heat, stirring constantly until it is smooth.

Fourthly, be patient! The fudge mixture may take some time to thicken properly after adding powdered sugar. Give it enough time and don’t rush this process.

Fifthly, let the fudge set properly before cutting into pieces. Place it in the fridge for at least two hours before serving it; this allows enough time for the fudge to set up and retain its shape.

Lastly, get creative with presentation. Add toppings like sea salt or chopped nuts to enhance the flavors of your fudge while improving its appearance.

By following these simple tips, you can make a perfect Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge every time that will impress all who taste it.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge Recipe is the perfect dessert for anyone who loves a decadent and creamy treat. With its rich and chocolatey flavor, complemented by the subtle kick of Irish cream liqueur, it is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more.

Not only is this recipe easy to make, but it also offers a variety of options for substitutions and variations, allowing you to customize it to your preferences. And with its make-ahead and storing options, you can prepare it in advance for any occasion, whether it’s a holiday party or an evening on the couch.

So why not try out this delicious recipe today? With its irresistible taste and versatility, it is sure to become a staple in your dessert repertoire. Plus, who doesn’t love a little indulgence every now and then? So gather your ingredients, whip up a batch of Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge, and enjoy!

Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge

Irish Cream Double Chocolate Truffle Fudge Recipe

I found this recipe a while ago and decided to share. It is so rich--the recipe originally called for nuts, but honestly you do not need them. This fudge is heavenly and besides, not everyone likes nuts. Of course you may add them by stirring in the fudge mixture or pressing into topping. I hope you enjoy! 8)
Course Dessert
Cuisine Irish
Keyword < 30 Mins, Candy, Dessert, Easy, European, St. Patrick's Day
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Calories 6901kcal


  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup irish cream

The Truffle topping

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsel
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, cut to pieces
  • 4 tablespoons irish cream


  • To make: Melt the chocolates together, stirring until smooth; remove from burner.
  • Blend in the 2 tbsp butter then Irish cream, beating until smooth.
  • When fudge is even, spread over and chill.
  • Spray a 8-inch square pan with cooking spray, setting aside for now.
  • In a saucepan, melt the chocolate and butter until soft the smooth.
  • You do NOT want to over-heat!
  • Stir mixture.
  • Combine the chocolate mixture with the sugar and cream.
  • Continue stirring until mixture is smooth.
  • Pour mixture into pan.
  • Smooth the top of fudge by laying piece of plastic wrap, pressing carefully and evenly.
  • Prepare the topping as noted above.
  • Evenly spread topping over fudge and chill for a few hours before cutting.


Serving: 1380g | Calories: 6901kcal | Carbohydrates: 958.8g | Protein: 45.9g | Fat: 328.7g | Saturated Fat: 199.4g | Cholesterol: 257mg | Sodium: 858.3mg | Fiber: 46.1g | Sugar: 863.5g

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