Day: March 5, 2019

Gur Cake

Gur Cake

Gur Cake Here’s another recipe I haven’t tried yet. But, I’m planning on it. It sounds really good. Gur Cake Recipe Type: Dessert Cuisine: Irish Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients 12 ounces […]

Irish Potato Pie

Irish Potato Pie

Irish Potato Pie I haven’t made this yet, but I fully intend to before St. Patrick’s Day.  I think it would be great with a meatloaf. Irish Potato Pie Recipe Type: Side Dish Cuisine: Irish Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 55 […]

Irish Potato Candy

Irish Potato Candy

Irish Potato Candy

These are so good!  They’re easy to make and it makes up quite a bit.

Irish Potato Candy
Recipe Type: Candy
Cuisine: Irish
Author: Marsha Powell
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 30
Original recipe found here: https://homemadehooplah.com/irish-potato-candy/
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz powdered sugar about 4 cups
  • 7 oz sweetened flaked coconut 2 1/2 cups
Instructions
  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and add ground cinnamon to a small bowl. Set both aside.
  2. Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), cream together butter and cream cheese on medium-high speed until smooth, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Reduce mixer speed to low. Add vanilla extract, then beat for 30 seconds.
  4. Keeping speed on low, slowly scoop in powdered sugar, adding about 1/3 to 1/2 cup at a time and beating thoroughly between each addition.
  5. Turn off mixer and remove bowl. Pour in flaked coconut and use a spatula (or your hands) to knead the ingredients together.
  6. Using a 1 teaspoon cookie scoop, scoop out dough and roll it between your hands to form a ball. Drop the ball in the small bowl of cinnamon and roll to coat. Place finished candy ball on prepared baking sheet. Repeat this step until all dough has been used.
  7. Place dough in the freezer and let chill for 1 hour or until the candy has set. If desired, roll candy in cinnamon again for a fresh, powdery coat.
  8. Serve candy immediately. Candy can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

 

Irish Potato Bread

Irish Potato Bread

Irish Potato Bread This is one I haven’t tried yet, but I think I will before St. Patrick’s Day. It sure looks good! Irish Potato Bread Recipe Type: Bread Cuisine: Irish Author: Marsha Powell Prep time: 40 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 1 […]

Irish Honeycomb Candy

Irish Honeycomb Candy

Irish Honeycomb Candy  (Yellow Man) I’ve never had this, but it looks like it would be easy to make. I like the part where you would have to break it up with a hammer. Irish Honeycomb Candy Recipe Type: Candy Cuisine: Irish Author: Marsha Powell […]