Many people indulge on Saint Patrick’s Day whether they are Irish or not! After a day full of celebrations, the leftover food is often forgotten…until now! The leftovers from St. Patrick’s Day can include corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread, and lots of Guinness. Three items we love to make with our leftovers include our Irish Soda Bread French Toast, Reuben Fritters, and our Irish Soda Bread Pudding. Below you can find out how to make these amazing dishes in your own kitchen!

Irish Soda Bread French Toast

Our Shannon Rose brunch classic can now be made in your own home! With some left over soda bread your morning will be delightful!

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Irish Soda Bread
  • 4 TBSP French Toast Batter
  • 4 TBSP Butter
  • 3 strawberries (thinly sliced)
  • 2 TBSP Caramel Sauce
  • Powdered sugar, to taste
  • BATTER:
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 1/2 TBSP Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 TSP Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Sea Salt

Preparation

  1. Heat the butter in the pan.
  2. Dip each slice of soda bread into the batter and place into the pan.
  3. Cook each side for 3 minutes, ensuring the color is golden brown.
  4. Remove from the pan and place into a 450 degree oven for 3 minutes.  
  5. Remove from oven and slice each piece at an angle. 
  6. Plate the French toast and top with strawberries, caramel, and powdered sugar.

Reuben Fritters

Leftover corned beef sandwiches are a thing of the past! Make your day after St. Patrick’s Day a hit with our easy Reuben fritters!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked corned beef, roughly chopped
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sauerkraut
  • 5 TBSP shredded swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups bread crumbs

Preparation

  1. Using a mixer combine the corned beef, cream cheese, sauerkraut, and swiss cheese.
  2. Mix for 2 minutes. Portion out approximately ¾ oz balls of the mix.
  3. Bread the fritters in the following order: roll in the flour, dip in the eggs, and lastly roll in the bread crumbs.
  4. Chill the fritters in the refrigerator.
  5. Place the fritters on a cookie sheet with a wire rack and place in a 450 degree oven.
  6. Cook for 25 minutes until the exterior is golden brown.
  7. Serve with a side of Thousand Island dressing for dipping!

Irish Soda Bread Pudding

Our Irish-inspired twist on a classic dessert that is sure to win over everyone in your family is easier than you think! Simply grab a few basic ingredients and get ready for your new go-to dessert.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Irish Soda Bread
  • 6 eggs
  • 1.5 cups of sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream

Preparation

  1. Cut Irish Soda Bread into 1″ cubes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
  3. Pour mixture over the soda bread and toss
  4. Pour the mix into a greased 2 inch hotel pan and let sit overnight.
  5. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake at 300 degrees for 40 minutes.
  6. Turn the oven up to 350 degrees, remove the foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes until the top is golden brown.
  7. Remove from over and let cool.
  8. Enjoy your leftovers in style by adding some whipped cream!

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