Pumpkin pancakes are the perfect start to a fall day, a delicious treat for Sunday brunch or a weekday lunch. And to tell you the truth, I’ve been known to indulge in these delicious pancakes for dinner too. Today I thought I would veer a little away from my usual offerings of traditional Irish recipes […]
Breads, Muffins, Pancakes and Scones
Irish soda bread is world famous, and the perfect partner for a bowl of soup or stew. Here I'll share my favorite Irish recipes for breads and scones. I'll also share some American and Irish favorites for pancakes and muffins.
Potato bread made with yeast, flour and mashed potato is a hearty bread, perfect for serving with soups and stews. Here’s my version of these rustic loaves. Ingredients: The ingredients for this Irish bread are simple. The key to successful potato bread is time and patience to allow the yeast dough plenty of time to […]
Kerry Apple Cake, also known as Irish Apple Cake, is a moist cake with a crunchy top, and can be served cold or warm with chilled cream or custard. An Irish Apple Cake is technically not a cake at all. Apple bread is a better description, but I suppose our ancestors assigned the title cake […]
Weetabix in a muffin!!!! That’s my secret ingredient for delicious wholewheat banana nut muffins. A little taste of Ireland and England, crumbled into the baking mix adds extra whole grains and fiber. Muffins were a new concept for me when I first moved to America over twenty years ago. Sweet breakfast treats were not on […]
Hot cross buns are an Irish and English Easter tradition. Soft, spiced and fruited yeast rolls, they are marked with a cross to symbolize the crucifix, and are baked and served on Good Friday. As a child I made hot cross buns with my mom. Unlike their American counterparts, crossed with sugary frosting, we used […]