St. Patrick’s Day at Alfonso’s Pastry Shoppe

DSC_0551 St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17th. So, hurry in to Alfonso’s Pastry Shoppe to get some freshly baked Irish Soda bread, we are known famously known to carry for the holiday!


Irish Soda bread is a staple on St. Patrick’s Day, and you don’t need to be Irish to enjoy it! A delectable twist on an everyday favorite, one might wonder why Irish Soda bread is even eaten on St. Patrick’s Day.


The tradition of the baked good started in the mid-1800’s and it was made using the simplest ingredients by the common families in Ireland. Traditionally, baking soda, flour, salt and buttermilk were the ingredients of the original recipe, and this bread was eaten with every meal. In present times, Irish Soda bread still remains a favorite of many and the recipe can also include eggs, walnuts and/or raisins; resulting in a fluffy and flavorful bread.


Irish Soda BreadEating some wholesome Irish Soda bread with some corned beef and cabbage surrounded by the company family and friends, seems like the perfect way to commemorate the history of this glorious holiday.


Be sure to stop in at either of our Amboy Rd or Page Ave locations to place your order of Irish Soda Bread so that we can assure you to have a complete St. Patrick’s Day with family and friends.


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