Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With a Boozy Irish Coffee Sundae

Irish whiskey fudge sauce + Irish cream + ice cream? Yes, please. 

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream. And, what could be more scream-worthy than an ooey-gooey ice cream sundae that tastes just like a favorite St. Patrick's Day cocktail?

Photo by: H. Camille Smith

H. Camille Smith

Seriously, with a decadently delicious whiskey-infused hot fudge sauce, coffee ice cream and a healthy dose of Bailey's, this cocktail-meets-dessert recipe is one you gotta try.

Bonus: You can start with store-bought ingredients and add as little or as much alcohol as you'd like to whip up these tipsy sundaes in a snap.

Ready to enjoy a rich and creamy taste of the Emerald Isle?

Make This: Irish Coffee Sundae

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