With the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday on the way, it’s never too early to start searching for some delicious Irish desserts.
For any holiday celebration, desserts are a must!
When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, desserts and Irish whiskey are pretty much a requirement!
If you’re looking for some delicious, fun, and festive Irish desserts to serve to friends and family during your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, these are for you!
From traditional bread pudding and apple cake, to cute St. Patrick Day desserts that are fun, these Irish desserts are sure to be a hit!
Join me, as I share Irish sweets and treats from many corners of the internet. These recipes were submitted by creative and skilled cooks from all over America. Many thanks to all the amazing food bloggers who gave me permission to share their work with you today.
Irish Cream Custard Bread Pudding
Served warm with a sweet Irish cream drizzle, this delicious bread pudding dessert has a crunchy cinnamon streusel for even more flavor.
This sweet and creamy topping can be made with Baileys or any other Irish cream liqueur. It’s what gives this delicious bread pudding a truly Irish twist.
Baileys Cream Puffs
Topped with a Baileys flavored hot fudge, these cream puffs are filled with a fluffy Baileys flavored whipped cream.
Irish cream is a winner in this dessert, and many of today’s selections. This chocolate drizzle topping is truly decadent and distinctively Irish.
Take your favorite blondie brownies and kick them up a notch by adding some Irish whiskey to the mix and you have a delicious Irish dessert.
Did you know Irish whiskey is usually triple-distilled, which results in a smooth spirit, that’s perfect for adding a little Irish flavor to baking. And remember, most of the alcohol is baked off in the oven, so that all that remains is the flavor.
Baileys Cookie Dough Truffles
A delicious dessert bite, these cookie dough truffles are flavored with an Irish cream to make a delicious Irish treat everyone will love.
And remember, these truffles don’t have to be made with booze. You can make a kid friendly version by simply substituting the Irish cream with with heavy whipping cream.
Irish Potato Candy Recipe
Not your typical potato, this is actually a dessert that combines coconut, cinnamon, and cream cheese for a delicious treat.
This delicious Irish American specialty simply looks like potatoes. How cute!
St. Patrick’s Day Green Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Festive and delicious, these St. Patrick’s Day chocolate peanut butter cups will make the perfect holiday dessert.
This sweet green dessert idea for St. Patrick’s Day hides a secret layer of peanut butter gold – a truly Irish American twist to a kid favorite.
Irish Apple Cake
This Irish apple cake with warm custard sauce is a sweet dessert that is a must serve for St. Patrick’s Day.
Often called Kerry Apple Cake, this is a traditional Irish recipe that was cooked in a cast iron pot over an open fire in centuries past.
Irish Cream Dream Bars
A no bake Irish dessert that is easy to make, these Irish cream dream bars are made with a shortbread cookie crust, cheesecake, and Irish cream chocolate pudding.
Is your mouth watering just thinking about these dreamy sweet flavor combinations?
Chocolate Whiskey Cake
This chocolate whiskey cake combines the flavors of whiskey, coffee, and chocolate to make a match made in heaven.
And for Saint Patrick’s Day, don’t forget to use smooth Irish whiskey.
Baileys Brownie Bites
Easy to make and delicious, these mini brownie bites are made with Baileys and topped with a cherry for extra flavor.
Perfect for parties, this is dessert finger food at its Irish finest.
Irish Cream Mocha Latte Magic Bars
Full of flavor, these magic bars are made with loads of chocolate and a delicious Irish cream liqueur for a tasty Irish treat.
Plus these recipes truly show the versatility of Baileys as a baking ingredient.
Filled with a delicious whiskey ganache, these cupcakes are topped with a Baileys flavored frosting for the perfect Irish cupcake.
Whiskey and Baileys – now that’s a truly Irish flavor combination.
Irish Bread Pudding with Caramel Whiskey Sauce
Topped with a delicious caramel whiskey sauce, this Irish bread pudding is a treat for adults that they will never forget.
Bread puddings are a very traditional Irish dessert, made to use up bread before it got too stale. The addition of caramel whiskey sauce is a decadent delight.
Baileys Irish Cream Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake
The ultimate St. Patrick’s Day dessert, this Bundt cake is fill of hot chocolate and Irish cream flavor for a delicious Irish dessert.
Baileys Crème Brûlée
To add an Irish flair to this famous French dessert, toss in a little of Ireland’s favorite cream liqueur to the custard before baking.
Breaking the sweet crispy top layer reveals a decadent dreamy dessert with lovely kick.
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Thank You To The Many Contributors:
And there you have it – a quick round up of Irish themed desserts and goodies, especially for St. Paddy’s Day.
Many thanks to all the wonderful bloggers who gave me permission to feature their work in this sweet and delicious blog post.
Dessert is my favorite part of any dinner menu, and it’s lovely to see so many scrumptious and creative treats showcasing Irish ingredients.
A very happy Saint Patrick’s Day to all.
Slán agus beannacht,
(Goodbye and blessings)
Irish American Mom