One of my all-time favorite winter time desserts is bread pudding. Hot and satisfying this is truly Irish comfort food for cold winter evenings. Traditionally in Ireland and England, bread puddings are steamed, but sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to dedicate a few hours to steaming a raisin pudding. My kids […]
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.
The smooth, creamy taste of Baileys is a true taste of Ireland and what better way could there be to create home made gifts for Christmas, than by using Bailey’s cream liqueur for these delicious Irish Cream Mint Chocolate Cookie Truffles. Homemade Christmas gifts are fun to make, to give, and to receive. Chocolate truffles […]
It’s that time of year again! Time to make Christmas puddings, so their wonderful flavors and spices mature to perfection before Christmas Day. This is a traditional dessert, served on Christmas Day in most Irish and British households, and made four to six weeks before Christmas. This practice originated in medieval England, when it was […]
Brack is a traditional Irish cake baked at Halloween. The name comes from the Irish word ‘breac’, which means speckled. Fruit freckles every slice of this delicious cake or bread. What makes this cake so much fun is the tradition of baking trinkets inside. I remember chewing each slice, hoping I would be the lucky […]