Monday, March 18, 2019

The Radar: Seattle Desserts Gone Irish

Irish-stout and whiskey infused treats will make this St. Patrick’s Day even sweeter than the last.

Looking to get your St. Patty’s day buzz on in a slightly less conventional way this year? Well, these tasty desserts won’t get you carded, but they might give you an intense sugar high definitely worth of a designated driver.

Trophy Cupcakes' Guinness Stout Cupcake.

Trophy Cupcakes’ Guinness Chocolate Stout Cupcake ($4)

Stop by Trophy Cupcakes all month long for their feisty flavor of the month, Guinness Chocolate Stout. These festive cupcakes are made up of rich Valrhona Chocolate cake spiked with Guinness and then smothered with Irish Cream Buttercream frosting and topped with a lucky Shamrock.

Trophy Cupcakes | 1815 North 45th Street #209  Seattle | (206) 395-2255

Mulleady’s Irish Pub’s Guinness Ice Cream ($6)

Go back to your roots with a full-blown Irish meal at Mulleady’s Irish Pub this March. Start your night off with Brown Soda Bread, followed by a hearty Shepherd’s Pie and a pint or two or three of Guinness to wash it all down. Then, continue to add insult to injury with the ultimate dessert: Guinness Ice Cream from Full Tilt, topped with hot Jameson butterscotch and toasted almonds.

Mulleady’s Irish Pub | 3055 21st Avenue West, Seattle | (206) 283-8843

Irish Whiskey Cake at Kell's Irish Restaurant and Pub.

Kell’s Irish Restaurant and Pub’s Irish Whiskey Cake ($5.50)

Home to the largest St. Patrick’s Irish festival in the Northwest—Kell’s also boasts an impressive menu chock full of Irish pub classics such as steak and kidney pie, corned beef pasty, and a decadent Irish Whiskey Cake laden with love.

Kell’s | 1916 Post Alley, Seattle | (206) 728-1916

Simply Desserts’ Bailey’s Irish Cream Cake ($41) & Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake ($35)

If you’re throwing a St. Patty’s Day bash or simply can’t satisfy your sweet tooth with just one slice— Simply Desserts offers a full Bailey’s Irish Cream Cake and Irish Cream Cheesecake to go along with your night cap.

Simply Desserts | 3421 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle | (206) 633-2671 

About Taylor Moore

Born in Farmville, Virginia (much cooler than the Facebook game), but raised in Olympia, Taylor graduated from University of Washington with a B.A in Communications and Sociology. She’s a major foodie and loves trying new restaurants and new food, and is also passionate about traveling the globe — just like her idol, Anthony Bourdain. When she’s not writing, eating, lustfully wandering Nordstrom or J. Crew, or looking up cat videos on YouTube, you might find Taylor jet-setting around to sunnier skies whenever she gets the opportunity.
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