7 Festive St. Patrick's Day Desserts

By F&W Editors Posted March 10, 2017

The best desserts to devour on St. Patrick's Day.

Man cannot celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Guinness alone. After a filling dinner of corned beef and cabbage or one of these actually-Irish recipes, close out the holiday with an indulgent dessert. Here, the best sweet treats for St. Patrick’s Day.

1. Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey

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This whiskey-spiked pudding is downright amazing.

2. Matcha Cake with Matcha Buttercream

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Matcha might not be Irish, but its vibrant green color makes these cupcakes perfect for St. Paddy’s.

3. Guinness Ice Cream with Chocolate-Covered Pretzels

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Who doesn’t love beer, chocolate and pretzels?

4. Matcha White Chocolate Mousse

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Light, toasty Matcha powder balances out the sweetness of white chocolate in this indulgent four-ingredient mousse.

5. Porter Bundt Cake with Whiskey-Caramel Sauce

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This richly-flavored cake features quintessential Irish ingredients such as dark porter beer, dark brown sugar and whiskey.

6. Matcha Pound Cake with Almond Glaze

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Delicious, moist and vibrantly green, this loaf is great for dessert or even breakfast.

7. Irish Soda Bread Pudding

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Crumbly soda bread is amazing in this extra-decadent bread pudding.

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