Two pots of chocolate and stout pudding topped with clotted cream

St Patrick’s Day recipes

34 Recipes

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with some of our favourite Irish recipes, including soda bread, Guinness chocolate puddings and Irish stew.

7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Bake our indulgently boozy chocolate puddings with just five ingredients. Perfect for a dinner party if you're celebrating on St Patrick's Day – or at any time of year

43 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This simple, yeast-free Irish bread is delicious with soup or cheese. For a darker loaf, you can use an extra spoonful of treacle in place of the honey

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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28 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Middle neck or scrag end of lamb are flavoursome cuts and perfect for braising. This traditional casserole contains filling pearl barley, too

8 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Add a twist to an old fashioned and use elderflower cordial in place of the usual orange. It’s a sophisticated cocktail to add to a dinner party

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Rich, dark and spicy - prepare enough mixture for two basins, one for Christmas day and the other to give as a gift

6 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots

3 hrs and 35 mins
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52 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Host your own St Patrick’s day party with this cider infused Irish stew, perfect with a side of colcannon and a pint of Guinness

35 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bake a loaf of this easy Northern Irish-style malted bread. It has a deliciously chewy texture and is best served with plenty of butter and jam

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This is serious British comfort food for a chilly spring day

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Whip up an Irish-inspired weeknight supper with tender cabbage, smoked streaky bacon and soft-set eggs

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Irish potato cakes, or farls, make a delicious base for these smoked salmon, cream cheese and caperberry canapés - simply slice into squares and serve

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
24 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

You can make this no-cook tiramisu ahead to save on time when hosting a party. Made with Irish cream liqueur, it's a truly grown-up dessert

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This Irish-inspired breakfast, brunch or alternative side dish is based on 'boxty', or potato cakes

45 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These gorgeous Guinness puds are an indulgent treat - and perfect for St Patrick's Day on 17 March

1 hr
Easy
25 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Mussels are much easier dish to serve up than people realise. Try this easy dish, read the tips, and impress your friends

1 hr
Easy
109 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This warming cobbler is impossible to resist on a winter's day, but is so delicious you'll be cooking it up all year round

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A traditional Irish loaf that uses bicarbonate of soda instead of yeast - this version is sweetly spiced with fruit and oats

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
56 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The trick with this classic one-pot is to use a cheaper cut of meat, which means you’ll skimp on price but not quality

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

For a show-stopping dinner party, James Martin recommends this peppery soup, topped with luxurious seafood

1 hr
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23 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Soaking the fruit in Guinness really plumps it up and gives a rich, dark pudding without the bitterness of brandy or rum

6 hrs and 30 mins
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440 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts, as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
27 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Kevin Dundon's Guinness-glazed pork loin is so tasty and easy to carve

2 hrs
Easy
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Great traditional Irish flavours shine through in this satisfying dish

2 hrs
More effort
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A sophisticated salmon starter that your guests will adore...

30 mins
Easy
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