Porter Cake

Porter cake, made with the black stout of Ireland, is now an established Irish cake, rich and moist with ‘plenty of cutting’. Either Guinness, Murphy, Beamish or some of the fine stouts from the growing number of new artisan breweries can be used, depending on where your loyalties lie. Download the full recipe for Porter [...]

Irish Apple Cake

Apple cakes like this one are the traditional sweet in Ireland. The recipe varies from house to house and the individual technique has been passed from mother to daughter for generations. It would originally have been baked in a bastible or pot beside an open fire and later in the oven or stove on tin [...]