6 Recipes to Inspire Your St. Patrick's Day Spread

Last Updated March 12, 2016

From classic white soda scones to a fresh take on soda bread (hello Bailey's Irish Soda Bread Ice Cream!), try one of these ideas to inspire your  St. Patrick’s Day spread.

St. Patrick's Day White Soda Scones

A few years ago I took a trip to Ireland, which lived up to its moniker of Emerald Isle. It is every bit as beautiful as you might imagine—green and lush, full of friendly farm folks, country...

Bailey's Irish Soda Bread Ice Cream

Irish soda bread ice cream recipe from Clodagh McKenna
In any Irish kitchen there is always a stale piece of soda bread left over in the breadbin, which is a great excuse to make soda bread ice cream. Roasting the bread crumbs with the brown sugar creates...

Irish Lamb Stew with Pearl Barley

Irish lamb stew
This is one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. I grew up having this exact recipe once a week, and I would imagine the same goes for most Irish people. We all have our own variations of Irish stew...

Guinness Cake

Guinness Cake recipe by Clodagh McKenna
This cake can only be described as dark and majestic. The bitterness of the Guinness is balanced by the sugar and the vanilla icing adds a fluffy lightness to balance it perfectly. I make this at my...

Wild Nettle Gnocchi with Cashel Blue Sauce

Wild Nettle Gnocchi with Cashel Blue Sauce
I call gnocchi “Irish dumplings,” since they are made up of potato and flour—two ingredients that we make very well in Ireland! Velvety dumplings cushioned with earthy nettles and smothered in...

Corned Beef and Pork Sliders with Pickled Cabbage

Corned Beef and Pork Sliders with Pickled Cabbage
We have beef in Oklahoma...lots of beef! Besides grilling up the typical burger, we wondered how to could capture the flavor of classic St. Patty’s Day corned beef and move it from the crockpot to...