15 Decadent Irish Desserts

St. Patrick's Day is just another day to satisfy your sweet tooth! These rich, decadent and (sometimes) boozy baked goods will bring you all the luck of the Irish.

Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

"My first bread pudding and the best I have eaten. I will make this again and add it to my holiday menu."


Chocolate Guinness Cake

"This has to be the easiest and best cake I've ever made. With the topping, it looks like a pint of Guinness. You must try it!"

-Chef Fiona26

Irish Shortbread Cookies

"We really enjoyed these quick and easy-to-make cookies. They were crisp and tender and super delicious. Who would have thought just a few ingredients could taste so good?"

-Baby Kato

Irish Beer Chocolate Cake

"Sinfully good chocolate decadence! This cake is for a serious chocolate fan. It's beautiful, rich and perfect to serve to guests."

-Mommy Diva

Soda Bread with Raisins & Caraway

"The balance of caraway and raisins is spot-on. It's easy to make and even more divine to devour."


Irish Whiskey Cake

"I used butter-pecan cake mix and pecans instead of walnuts. Everyone at work devoured this and they request it often."


Irish Cream Cake

"The cake is superb! It stays very moist, and the flavor is rich and delicious. The whipped cream frosting was very good."

-Pam in the Kitchen

Gluten-Free Soda Bread

The bread is moist from buttermilk and sweet from raisins. It's delicious and also gluten-free!

Irish Potato Candy

"My girls and I really loved these little nuggets of yum! These will be a St. Patrick's Day tradition in our house for years to come."


Stout & Irish Cream Cupcakes

"Absolutely incredible cupcakes. No need to change a thing. They come out perfect every time."


Ultimate Apple Cake

"Packed with apples, just the right amount of cinnamon, and a bit of crunch on the crust. Simply the best!"


Lucky Shamrock Cake

"A great dessert for anytime of the year. Very moist, soft and flavorful."

-weekend cooker

Old-Fashioned Whiskey Cake

"This cake will garner many compliments and requests for more. It satisfies your cravings for holiday treats."


Irish Cream Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

"The crust is easy to make and so is the filling. The chocolate chips added a crunchy moment and were sweet with some bitter cacao notes."


Guinness Cake

"This cake is not as super-sweet as some chocolate cakes I have tried. The beer adds a very nice twist to the taste."

-Napoleon XIV