10 of the luckiest bakes for St Patrick’s Day!Published on March 7, 2022 3 min read
It’s your lucky day! We’ve scoured the web to bring you the best St Patrick’s Day baking ideas – from shamrock cookies and four leaf clover cakes to rainbow donuts and green ombré delights. These St Patrick’s Day bakes are guaranteed to bring a whole lot of luck into your kitchen!
St Patrick's Day layer cake
We love the simplistic decoration of this St Patrick’s Day cake, which makes the gradient of green sponges inside stand out even more! The ombré ribbons around the outside are created using strips of fondant frosting.
Rainbow and gold donut cakes
Find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with these fabulous little donut cakes! A green cake batter is used for the mini donut-shaped cakes, which are decorated with colorful rainbows and shimmering gold pearlized sugar.
Four leaf clover cake
If you’re hosting a St Patrick’s Day party, this cake makes a show-stopping centerpiece! Stack up layers of sponge and cover with smooth buttercream, before piping on the sweetest little four leaf clovers and finishing with some edible green pearls.
St Patrick’s Day rainbow cookies
Have fun decorating with royal icing with these simple white and green rainbow cookies. These cookies are flooded with a layer of white royal icing and finished with pretty rainbow and shamrock designs in different shades of green.
Green velvet cupcakes
If you’re looking for a quick fix for St Patrick’s Day, these green velvet cupcakes couldn’t be easier! Topped with a swirl of white buttercream and finished with a gold coin and green sprinkles, you’ll be able to get these cakes from kitchen to cake stand in no time at all!
Green ombré cake
An ombré frosting effect might look super impressive, but it really couldn’t be easier to create! Start by mixing the darkest color frosting, then add a scoop to another bowl and mix with white frosting. Repeat this process, using more white frosting and less green frosting each time. Apply the frosting to your cake in staggered layers, working your way down from the top. You can watch this gorgeous green ombré cake being decorated on Instagram.
Shamrock mini cakes
These cute mini shamrock cakes will make guests feel like they’ve struck gold! You can use any cake mix you like for the base, and decorate the shamrocks on top with candy melts.
Pot of gold rainbow cake
This super cake really does have it all! Cut through the generous layer of rich green buttercream frosting to reveal the rainbow of sponges underneath. To top it all off, it’s bursting with gold sweet treats. Kids will love this surprise inside cake!
Green velvet brownies
Forget red velvet, we’re all about the green velvet for St Patrick’s Day! Topped with a decadent cream cheese frosting and gorgeous green sprinkles, these brightly colored brownie bites are guaranteed to delight children and adults alike.
Buttercream rainbow cake
Whoever you make this cake for is sure to think they’re the luckiest person alive! This delicious design is just as fitting for St Patrick’s Day as it is a birthday or baby shower. Fill your piping bag with a rainbow of shades of frosting to create these beautiful pastel rainbows – it’s much easier than it looks!
All you need is some green frosting and a few sweets to create these super easy St Patrick’s Day rainbow cupcakes! Top a basic sponge cupcake with a generous swirl of buttercream and finish off with a rainbow sweet surrounded by soft marshmallow clouds and a chocolate pot of gold!
Shamrock sugar cookies
These St Patrick’s Day cookies are the ideal quick fix. Knock up a batch of your favorite cookie dough and cut out shapes with a shamrock cookie cutter, before baking and smothering with a layer of green royal icing.