Category irish

lucky mint cheesecake

Lucky Mint Cheesecake

Makes 8 servings.

1/2 cup (3 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (6 ounce) chocolate flavor crumb pie crust
11 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon mint extract
Several drops green food coloring
1 egg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

In small saucepan, melt chips with 1/3 cup of the sweetened condensed...

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st. patrick’s day cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

1 3/4 cups all-purpose four
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 (3.4 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Green food coloring, optional
Cream cheese frosting

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients.

In another bowl, beat eggs, milk, oil a...

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baked irish style parsnips

Baked Irish-Style Parsnips

2 1/2 pounds parsnips
2 ounces butter or bacon fat
3 tablespoons stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Pinch of nutmeg

Serves 6 to 8.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Peel parsnips, quarter, and remove any woody core. Parboil for 15 minutes. Place in an ovenproof dish. Add stock and sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg...

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irish grinders

Irish Grinders

Source: All Time Favorites, Slow Cooker by Better Homes and Gardens

1 (2- to 3-pound) corned beef brisket with spice packet
1 cup water
1/3 cup Dijon-style mustard
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
4 cups coarsely shredded cabbage
8 Kaiser rolls, split and toasted
Dijon-style mustard

Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into slow cooker...

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lemon-irish whiskey cake

Lemon-Irish Whiskey Cake

Source: Irish Heritage Cookbook – Margaret M. Johnson

Makes 10 servings.

This recipe should be started the day before baking.

Zest of 1 lemon, cut into julienne
1/4 cup Irish whiskey
3/4 cup butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup superfine sugar (regular sugar can be processed in a
    blender or food processor)
3 eggs, beaten
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 pinch salt
3/4 cup gro...

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