Galette is a French term for an open, free-form, rustic tart. It’s a perfect summer treat to use and display the beautiful fruits of summer in a totally delicious way. The pastry crust in a galette can take many forms, but one of my favorite ways to build a galette is with a sheet of […]
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.
Queen of Puddings is a baked custard of eggs, milk, butter, sugar and breadcrumbs, spread with jam and topped with toasted meringue. A traditional British dessert, it was adopted by Irish cooks many years ago, probably because it is a luxurious treat made with the most inexpensive ingredients. I love how generations past didn’t need fancy […]
Pumpkin cheesecake spiked with Irish cream liqueur is a perfect dessert for celebrating Thanksgiving, attending a holiday gathering or hosting a party. The distinctive flavor of Baileys perfectly compliments a creamy, pumpkin cheesecake filling. I created this Irish-American fusion pie especially for Thanksgiving. Bailey’s cheesecake meets pumpkin pie, resulting in a hybrid Baileys pumpkin cheesecake. […]
Berry Almond Tart is a combination of a rich pastry shell, filled with jam, ripe berries, and an exquisite custard topping. Raspberry almond tart is originally a Scottish dessert, rich and decadent and fit for serving at the finest tables. Almond flavor compliments juicy sweet raspberries beautifully. Both raspberries and blackberries grow abundantly in Ireland’s […]
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 […]