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Is everyone getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day? I found this wonderful recipe that was adapted from Recipe TV. Now I will not claim it is authentic since there are US substitutions and I am sure there are “secrets” that the Irish have that are not shared! But this recipe is so easy to make and is delicious. You could serve it with Irish butter, honey, jams, or just enjoy as it is! After mixing the ingredients it is more like a batter than a bread dough. It can be baked in two loaf pans, a long narrow pan, or even round cake pans!

Guinness Irish Soda Bread plated 2

This Irish Soda Bread is so good that it will not last long!
Guinness Irish Soda Bread sliced

The kitchen is filled with a wonderful aroma as it is baking and then cooling!
Guinness Irish Soda Bread cooling out of the ovent

Preparations are underway for St. Patrick’s Day! A new mini scone maker, scones cookbook, and some English Double Devron Cream that I am interested in trying! I am interested in hearing what everyone serves their scones with. Clotted cream, jams, butter? Do you serve with a hot cup of tea? In the UK do you typically serve tea with scones or other types of breads?

st patricks day preparation

Over the years I have shared a lot of recipes and below are a few that you may enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day! This Irish Potato Cake is awesome and loaded with spices!
Irish Potato Cake

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes are awesome and festive for a party!
Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes Cover

Irish Shamrock Chewy Cut Out Cookies were one of my favorites since I adore a chewy cut out cookie! They were fun to make and decorate.
Irish Shamrock cut out cookies final

A nice Guinness Beef Stew with Parsnips and Turnips served with Cheddar Herb Dumplings was also yummy! This year I am trying a slightly different version of Guinness Beef Stew.
Guinness Beef Stew with Turnips and Parnsips cheddar herb dumplings plated

13 thoughts on “Irish Guinness Soda Bread

  1. chefceaser says:

    Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

    1. Bernice says:

      Thank you for reblogging!

  2. Sophie33 says:

    A fantastic dessert creation for us all to enjoy! MMMM!

    1. Bernice says:

      Thanks! And it lasts quite a long time. The recipe made two loafs. I carefully wrapped them and after a week they were still fresh!

      1. Sophie33 says:

        Great tasty & easy idea! x

      2. Bernice says:

        Thanks – it was yummy!

  3. Lilly Sue says:

    Awesome! I love that you are cooking with beer 🙂

    1. Bernice says:

      Thanks! And we are starting to get into craft beers a bit! I like the Blueberry beer!

    2. Bernice says:

      Thanks! And we are starting to get into craft beers a bit! I like the Blueberry beer

      1. Lilly Sue says:

        That’s great! Which blueberry beer?

      2. Bernice says:

        We like Ellicottville Brewing. It is a local brewery.

      3. Lilly Sue says:

        Oh awesome! I have not heard of this brewery- thanks for sharing!

      4. Bernice says:

        Your welcome! I will think of you next time I have one! It has a nice flavor.

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