BBC Drink – Banana Baileys Coconut Cocktail Recipe

Creamy, BBC Drink – Banana Baileys Coconut Cocktail Recipe is perfect any time of year! Cheers!

BBC: a delicious, Banana, BAILEYS, Coconut drink...frosty and tropical

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Have you ever heard of a BBC? No, not the news. The drink?

Apparently the BBC Drink a popular drink in the Caribbean. And our friends who recently went on a cruise made this cocktail for us. And now I’m sharing it with you.

A BBC Drink is a banana, Baileys Irish Cream and coconut drink.

I think I might finally be panicking that the end of summer is upon us. Could be why I shared Pink Lemonade Cupcakes earlier this week, and now a super fun cocktail today!

But, let’s be clear, this Bailey’s Drink recipe is NOT only for summer.

Yes, I imagine sipping this frosty drink on the beach is paradise. But, imagine this. Hot fire. Snuggled up in a blanket. Great book. Frosty drink. Yes?

You decide when the perfect time is for this BBC Drink, and while you’re deciding, I’m just going to enjoy this delicious beverage tonight!

BBC: a delicious, Banana, BAILEYS, Coconut drink...frosty and tropical


BBC Drinks are super easy to make. The hardest part is toasting some coconut to top the drink with – and that part is technically optional.

If you can push “start” on a blender, you can make a BBC cocktail!

This BBC Drink recipe uses cream of coconut for the “C” part of BBC. You can usually find cream of coconut next to the canned coconut milk – just make sure you don’t get coconut milk instead!

Cream of coconut is much thicker and will help make this drink super creamy and delicious.

To make the BBC cocktail, add the banana, Baileys, and cream of coconut to a blender along with plenty of ice to make it thick and cold. Blend until it is nice and smooth.

Each “recipe” makes two servings. One for me, and one for me. Ha!

Top each drink with whipped cream and toasted coconut if you like.

Obviously you can adjust the ingredients to serve as many (or as little) as you need. And of course, feel free to make your BBC Drink stronger by adding in more Baileys.

Please drink responsibly though, k?


Looking for other ways to use up that bottle of Baileys?

In addition to this frosty BBC Drink, there are lots of fun drinks made with Baileys that you can whip up throughout the year.

Try my recipe for The Perfect Tan – ice cream, Baileys and chocolate syrup. What could be better?

Whether you shake up one of these drinks or pull out your blender for a BBC Drink, your friends will love these drinks made with Baileys.

Looking for more cocktail recipes? Be sure to check out my DRINKS board on Pinterest!


BBC: a delicious, Banana, BAILEYS, Coconut drink...frosty and tropical

Yield: 2 servings

BBC Drink

BBC Drink
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes

Creamy, Banana Baileys Coconut drink (aka BBC) is perfect any time of year! Cheers!


  • 1 large banana
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup cream of coconut
  • 2oz BAILEYS Irish Cream
  • toasted coconut, for garnish, optional
  • whipped cream, for garnish, optional


  1. To toast coconut, place about 1/2 cup of sweetened coconut (shredded or flakes) onto a baking sheet. Toast in a 350 degree oven for about 6-8 minutes, turning and mixing once halfway through. Remove when toasted and cool.
  2. For drink, in a blender, combine the banana, ice, cream of coconut and BAILEYS. Blend until smooth. Pour into two glasses, top with whipped cream and toasted coconut. Sip and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 765 Total Fat: 46g Saturated Fat: 37g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 70mg Sodium: 263mg Carbohydrates: 73g Fiber: 10g Sugar: 53g Protein: 5g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

Creamy, Banana Baileys Coconut drink (aka BBC) is perfect any time of year! Cheers!

Today’s recipe for BBC was originally published on September 9, 2014 and has been republished in November 2018

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44 comments on “BBC Drink – Banana Baileys Coconut Cocktail Recipe”

  1. This sounds like an “any time is a good time” drink. I adore baileys and the coconut and banana is just going to make it even better. It’s a healthy drink now.

  2. We better double the batch. Two for you and two for…me!

  3. I’m all for this drink any time of the year! I don’t think you can go wrong!

  4. This BBC is so much more fun than the news organization!
    Never thought of combining Bailey’s with banana before! That’s really neat. I want to try this in my everlasting pursuit of continuing the frozen drink trend into fall!

  5. I want this for breakfast! Looks so creamy, rich, fabulous and I love baileys! Pinned! I’ve drank plenty of things similar to this in the Caribbean. Not sure it had an actual name, but now I know!

  6. I’ve never heard of a BBC, but I want to get to know them!! This looks delish!

  7. Mmm, this looks delicious! I love basically everything you’ve put into this drink – I’ll definitely have to make this soon, especially since I have some Baileys sitting at home, ha.

  8. Oh, I’m thinking this is an all year round kind of drink. Perfect for hot summer days and perfect for those chilly winter days when you are wishing it was summer. Yum!! I think I need two of these too!

  9. YUM, I want this delicious drink for breakfast right now! 🙂 Pinned!

  10. YOU HAD ME at coconut and Bailey’s!!!! This sounds incredible.

  11. OOoo! This sounds absolutely amazing! I love Baileys and cream of coconut! Pinned!

  12. BBC use to make me think of dry British humor, but now it will always make me think of Bananas, Baileys, and Coconut. This is a much better trade off. Must go make this NOW!

  13. Sounds sooo good. But this may sound stupiid! Where do I get cream of coconut? Is it liquor like Irish cream or something I get at the grocery store?

  14. Oh this sounds perfect! Even better than the PSL!!

  15. Kari

    You can get cream of coconut at grocery store in liquor section by mixers so club soda or piña coloda mix… It’s a non alcoholic mixer….
    This drink is awesome – not a strong coconut flavor, just enough!

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  17. How did you know that at least one of us would think BBC, like Sherlock and Doctor Who? Anyway, now that I’ve been educated, it makes more sense! Looks like the perfect creamy drink to enjoy while dreaming of a Caribbean cruise.

  18. I love everything about this! So delicious!

  19. OOOOOOOH I LOVE THIS!! And I would also drink it in the fall or even winter, a nice bit of summer when we need it the most!

  20. If there’s coconut I’m in! Looks fabulous. I think I’ll make it ASAP.
    Have a beautiful Wednesday!

  21. YUM! I love the 2 servings “one for me, one for me” idea. I probably follow that serving size more often than I should. I think I would with this drink too. It looks delish! Pinning!!

  22. I love this recipe! It sounds so great! Definitely going to give it a try.

  23. Never heard of a BBC drink before.. but anything with banana, baileys and coconut is a hit in my books. Definitely need to recreate the recipe, looks so incredibly sweet and delicious!

  24. Jennifer Laughlin

    Oooooh this is beyond dreamy! Love the banana bailey’s combo!!!!

  25. Tatiana

    Banana and coconut is one of my favorite combinations ever. We love Baileys too and this cocktail is just amazing!

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  29. Mary Webre

    This is fabulous! Reminds us of our vacation to St. Lucia! That was fabulous, too! Thanks for the recipe!

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  33. Laura Morgan

    BBC stands for Baileys Banana Colada

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