Crème Brûlée is a classic French dessert consisting of baked cream custard with a crispy caramelized sugar top layer, that simply cracks with lusciousness once you break it with the side of your spoon. Now to give this famous French dessert an Irish flair I decided to add a little of Ireland’s favorite cream liqueur […]
Irish Cakes, Cookies And Desserts
Technically I should call this category "Irish Cakes, Biscuits, and Desserts" since Irish people use the term biscuits when referring to cookies, and the term scones when referring to biscuits. Anyway, if you're in the mood for an Irish inspired sweet treat, why not check out my collection of Irish baking recipes.
Eve’s pudding was a favorite dessert in Ireland when I was growing up. A baked sponge tops deliciously sweetened and stewed apples, making it a comforting winter treat. A traditional British pudding, it was cooked in Ireland too and probably brought across the Irish sea by the many wonderful Irish cooks who worked in the […]
Mincemeat is a festive filling for baked goods, and don’t worry there’s not an ounce of meat in this concoction of mixed fruits, almonds, spices, and of course, a little booze. Many people take the easy peasy route at Christmas and opt for store bought mincemeat to fill their pies. But trust me, making festive […]
The Victoria Sandwich consists of two sponge cake layers sandwiched together with raspberry jam and cream, then dusted on top with confectioners’ sugar. This teatime treat became popular in England and Ireland during the reign of Queen Victoria, whose name this cake now bears. Originally caster sugar was sprinkled on top, but I prefer to […]
Chocolate cake with absolutely no flour. This delicious chocolate roulade is a gluten free treat, and a favorite dessert in Ireland and the United Kingdom. I know many may think a roulade is just too difficult to make. The thought of rolling a cake without letting it crumble into pieces is enough to make some […]