4 Simple Saint Patrick’s Day Party Recipes

If you are hosting this Saint Patrick’s Day, try these four must-have picks for a perfect party.  From start to finish, treat your guests to some fun and festive Irish-American fare with these simple and special recipes.

 

1. Black and Tan

Fill a pint glass half full with Bass. Next pour Guinness over a spoon slowly until glass is full. If done correctly the Guinness will stay on top and the Bass on bottom hence the name Black & Tan.

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Bass® pale ale
  • 1 part Guinness® stout

Directions:

Fill a pint glass half full with Bass. Next pour Guinness over a spoon slowly until glass is full. If done correctly the Guinness will stay on top and the Bass on bottom hence the name Black & Tan.

2. Corned Beef & Cabbage – Recipe from Irish Culture and Customs Website

Ingredients:

  • 4-pound corned beef brisket – ‘silverside’ if you can get it; many butchers are familiar with the term and can prepare your cut of brisket in this special way. But, do allow them several days to prepare it properly.
  • 3 large carrots, cut into large chunks
  • 6 to 8 small onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon powdered English mustard
  • 1 large spring of fresh thyme and several parsley stalks tied together
  • 1 cabbage
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Put the corned beef into a large pot with the carrots, onions, mustard powder and herbs.
  2. Cover with cold water; bring to a boil and then lower heat and simmer for 1 hour. From time to time, skim fat from top as it rises.
  3. Discard the outer leaves of the cabbage and cut into quarters, Add to the pot.
  4. Cook for another one to two hours or until the meat and vegetables are tender.
  5. Serve the corned beef cut into slices and surrounded by the vegetables.
  6. Serve with a generous amount of boiled potatoes, fresh rye bread and quality, grainy mustard.

 

 

3. Irish Soda Bread - recipe from McCormick.com

Makes 16 servings. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons MCCormick® Caraway Seed (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup raisins or currants
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch round cake pan.

2. Mix flour, sugar, caraway seed, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in large bowl. Stir in raisins. Mix buttermilk, eggs and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients. Spread in prepared pan.

3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

4. Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting – Use a dark chocolate cake mix like, Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix, then top with Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheese frosting.  Top with green sprinkles (shamrocks if you can find them).

Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting – (recipe 12 cupcakes )

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of Bailey’s Irish cream

Directions:  Mix everything well.

 

 

 

 

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