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This Baileys Chocolate Sheet Cake is a deliciously decadent chocolate cake. It's moist, rich cake is packed with delicious Baileys flavor.

Baileys Chocolate Sheet Cake

This Baileys Chocolate Sheet Cake has everything you could want - Baileys, chocolate, and cake! It's moist, rich, and packed with delicious Baileys flavor....perfect for St. Patrick's Day or summer picnics! This cake feeds a crowd!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 2 c. granulated sugar
  • dash salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 sticks 1 c. unsalted butter
  • ½ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 c. water
  • ½ c. Baileys Irish Cream
  • 2 eggs
  • For Icing:
  • 1 stick ½ c. unsalted butter
  • ¼ c. cocoa powder
  • 6 Tbsp. Baileys Irish Cream
  • 2 c. powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda.
  3. In a saucepan, bring butter, cocoa, and water to a boil.
  4. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Add Baileys and eggs. Stir until completely mixed.
  6. Pour mixture into greased and floured rimmed baking pan (11x17 inches).
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
  8. Start preparing icing 5 minutes before cake is done.
  9. For icing:
  10. Melt butter, cocoa powder, and Baileys in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring.
  11. Remove from heat and stir in 2 cups powdered sugar.
  12. Spread over hot cake.
  13. Cool, cut, and enjoy!