Skip to main content

[Not] Bailey's Irish Cream

Happy National Irish Coffee Day! I'm beyond stoked that I'm celebrating with this wonderful vegan substitute!

“Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat”                           -Alex Levin

See every time we wake up at the family cabin, BandMan's folks have the coffee and the Bailey's all ready for consumption and I'm always secretly kinda jelly about the Irish Cream in their coffee. Not in an angry way, of course, but totally in the "man I really wish that was vegan" kinda way.

And then it dawned on me, "wait a minute, why can't it be vegan?" So here we are: full damn circle back to topic at hand; Bailey's Irish Cream, VEGANIZED.

I'm totally gonna have to make this for our future cabin visits. It's seriously so good.



1 can full-fat coconut milk
almond milk
1/2 c raw cane sugar
3/4 c super strong coffee
1 c whiskey
pinch of salt
  1. In a large pot, pour in the coconut milk and then fill that can with equal parts almond milk; whisk and add the sugar. Bring to a simmer for about 10 minutes. 
  2. Pull your sugary-milks off the heat and add in your super strong coffee, whiskey and salt.  



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Swimming Rama

Happy MoFo! I'm excited to be back on my newly revamped, but same old same, mediocre blog for Vegan MoFo 2018. Last year I participated but I participated exclusively on the gram (you can follow me if you feel like it). While I loved the daily prompts, I totally missed sharing the recipes; so I'm glad to be back. 
Quick explanation about the name change (in case you noticed):In previous years, this blog participated in Vegan MoFo as "Vegan4One." There were a lot of reasons why I felt the need to change my blog name but ultimately the main reason was that my recipes were no longer 4One and I found the name misleading to readers. When I originally started this blog back in September of 2009, I was cooking vegan for one person but so much has happened over the years (as it should) and to make that long story short, I'm cooking for more like 6 folks now (2 grown men, 1 teenage boy, myself, and an extra serving for my lunch the next day). 
Back to Vegan MoFo:I'll be…

Savory Taco Pancakes

Below is an actual text I sent to my partner and son, but first some context: I practice Intermittent Fasting every day, so breakfast doesn't get served until noon or later daily - thus it's not really referred to as breakfast. We usually refer to it as "first meal" and sometimes brunch. My kid and partner can't really handle the late first meal on the weekends, but they deal surprisingly well. While I was making first meal today, my son was snacking on leftover cold pizza from yesterday and my partner was chugging a blueberry protein shake. So what does this have to do with the above referenced text? Well when they grew tired of waiting on me to finish putting together this dish, they decided to run down to our closest music store and grab some new guitar strings. Almost immediately after their departure, I had completed today's first meal and let me tell you I feel like a completed a masterpiece. So here's the text I sent in a group message as the van w…

Fysh and Chips

Look a lot of people are dependent on salt to enhance the flavor of their food but here's the deal - too much salt (like anything else) is not awesome for your body, or your head, or your brain, or your mind (claps for anyone who can guess what movie that loose quote is from). I could go in to a long lecture-speech on the effects of eating too much salt but y'all ain't here for that and google is free. 
When you're ready to reduce your salt intake look for other flavor enhancers to make your meal's best attributes (a.k.a. flavors) P O P ! Like adding a squeeze or two of fresh lemon or lime juice, or your fave type of vinegar if you don't have any fresh lemon or limes; you really can't go wrong with adding fresh minced garlic, ginger, green onions, cilantro, basil, jalapeños, like literally any fresh strong flavor will do the trick and do it salt-free. In those times of desperate need get you a lil pump spray bottle and fill it with Braggs Liquid Aminos or co…