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Irish Goody Recipe

Dessert-like Irish goody or goodie is made by cooking bread in milk, sugar, and spices. It is frequently given to kids or adults also.

Irish Goody is a beloved traditional dessert in Ireland that has been enjoyed for centuries.
Today, Irish Goody remains a beloved dessert in Ireland and serves as a reminder of the country’s rich culinary history.
Its continued popularity is a testament to its simple yet delicious taste and the fond memories it evokes for those who grew up enjoying it.


Irish Goody Recipe

Cooking method: Boiling
Cuisine: Irish
Recipe keys: BreadButterCinnamon
Difficulty: beginner
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
10 min 10 min - 20 min
Servings: 8 person
Calories: 270kcal
Best season: all

Irish Goody, a popular and traditional dessert in Ireland,

has been enjoyed for generations, but its exact origin is still unknown.

Irish Goody Recipe
Dessert-like Irish goody or goodie is made by cooking bread in milk, sugar, and spices.

However, it is believed to have originated in rural Ireland as a simple and inexpensive dessert that could be made with readily available ingredients commonly found in Irish households. It was typically served as a warm and comforting pudding on cold winter nights.

As time went on, variations of the recipe began to emerge, with some adding dried fruit, spices, or whiskey to the mixture to enhance the flavors. The humble dessert associated with rural Irish life has gained popularity in recent years and can now be found on the menus of many Irish restaurants and pubs, showcasing its enduring appeal.



  1. In a medium pot, bring all ingredients to a boil.

  2. Stir and cook until it thickens, similar to oatmeal, for about 10 minutes.

  3. Let it cool a bit, garnish with your favourite fruits and then serve.

    Enjoy, Good Appetite!

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