• 2 c. all purpose flour

• 2 c. granulated sugar

• dash salt

• 1 tsp. baking soda

• 2 sticks 1 c. unsalted butter

• 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder

• 1 c. water

• 1/2 c. Baileys Irish Cream

• 2 eggs

For Icing:

• 1 stick 1/2 c. unsalted butter

• 1/4 c. cocoa powder

• 6 Tbsp. Baileys Irish Cream

• 2 c. powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda.

In a saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and water to a boil. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well.

Add Baileys and eggs. Stir until completely mixed. Pour mixture into greased and floured rimmed baking pan (11×17 inches).

Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Start preparing icing 5 minutes before cake is done.

For icing:

Melt butter, cocoa powder, and Baileys in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring.

Remove from heat and stir in 2 cups powdered sugar. Spread over hot cake. Cool, cut, and enjoy!