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Chocolate Orange Trifle being layered with Baileys custard ontop of the base of chocolate sponge, hand holding jug drizzling the custard.
35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time
A little effort

Baileys Custard

Celebrity recipe

About the Baileys Custard

Thick, rich and full of flecks of vanilla - everything a great custard should be. Benjamina has created the most indulgent twist to any of your Christmas desserts, just simply add lashings of this custard flavoured with a boozy tipple of Bailey's liqueur. Yum.

Perfect for layering into a Chocolate Orange Trifle, or drizzling onto freshly homemade mince pies. This custard is  sure to put a smile on your guests faces this festive season, believe us!

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

    Pour the milk, Baileys and cream into a medium-size saucepan with the vanilla. Gently bring to the boil.

  2. Step 2:

    Whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, cornflour and flour in a large jug, then gradually pour over the hot milk mixture, whisking constantly.

  3. Step 3:

    Next, pour the custard through a sieve into a clean pan, and cook over a gentle heat for 6-7 minutes (do not let it boil or it will curdle)until the custard thickens – it shouldcoat the back of a wooden spoon.

  4. Step 4:

    Serve the custard with your favourite pudding or, if preparing in advance, pour the custard into a bowl and cover with baking paper

    and leave to cool.


  • For the custard

    • 125ml Whole milk
    • 125ml Baileys
    • 300ml Double cream
    • 1 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Bean Paste
    • 4 Large egg yolk
    • 50g Billington's light muscovado sugar
    • 2 tbsp Cornflour
    • 1 tbsp Allinson's plain white flour


  • Saucepan
  • Sieve
  • Wooden spoon
  • Whisk

Nutritional Information

per 63g
  • 232cal Energy
  • 19g Fat
  • 11g of which Saturates
  • 11g Carbohydrates
  • 8.8g of which Sugars
  • 2.5g Protein
  • 0.08g Salt

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