There is nothing more we love than deep-fried food.
And now, a chip shop boss has decided to whip up what may be Christmas’ booziest festive treat.
Not for the faint-hearted, John Clarkson, who runs Mister Eaters in Preston, Lancashire, has made deep fried Baileys Irish cream made up of 70% Baileys.
The resulting concoction? Each treat has a crispy coating on the outside with a soft warm Baileys centre.
He said: ‘Nobody has made deep fried Baileys Irish cream before, it’s a world’s first.
‘I had to come up with something for Christmas.
‘I’m always looking to do new things and nobody has done this before. I might have something special here.’
And the treat has proved a surprise hit with customers at the Preston chip shop:
‘I’ve started offering out samples and they have gone a treat. People generally tend to get two at a time.’
If you fancy trying it at home, the bites are made by mixing one and a half cups of Baileys, half a cup of corn flour, one egg and a sprinkle of sugar and take 20 minutes to make the filling.
The mixture is beaten and then poured into an ice cube tray which is then put in the fridge to set overnight before being battered and then deep-fried.
Just don’t blame us if your arteries give way.
John is no stranger to creating hybrid foods.
Alongside his wife, Corinne, 43, the pair are behind the world’s largest battered Ferrero Rocher which weighed around 5kg and contained 25,000 calories.
The duo also created the Ulti-Meatum, a large cheeseburger cooked into a larger burger with two other burgers for buns.
The £1 bites are due to go on sale from Monday and if you’re anywhere near Preston, we’d recommend getting there sharpish.
But if you’re not anywhere near, have a drool at the photos instead – your arteries will thank you later.