Traditional Irish Coffee and Apple Pie

Kilcolgan, IrelandPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Kate

  1. 90 mins
  2. Hosted in English
Great for groups
Celebrations, work gatherings and more.
Warm and welcoming
Guests say this Host made them feel cared for.

What you'll do

My home kitchen is the start of this Irish dessert experience.

We gather around the work space to start the prepping and making of the traditional apple pie and homemade traditional custard.

While the pie is baking, we start our adventurous and delicate journey in the subtle art of making the traditional Irish custard!

We then learn the basics of our tasty alcohol free traditional Irish coffee. There is a balancing act between the ingredients to keep the beautiful end result. So we hope to build a little confidence before you go home to try it with alcohol if you so wish.

This is an experience for all ages, with the warm apple pie in your stomach and a soothing warm drink!

The complete non- alcohol Irish coffees can be enjoyed by all, but of course for children of all ages we provide Irish milk hot chocolate, cocoa or tea!

With the burning turf fire, and the delightful traditional Irish music for our background, you may even leave dancing a jig or a reel!
Other things to note
Everything is provided for this experience, and I look forward to giving you a true Irish welcome.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions all the experiences are held at my cafe in Oranmore, or online on Zoom.
My home kitchen is the start of this Irish dessert experience.

We gather around the work space to start the prepping and making of the traditional apple pie and homemade traditional custard.

While the pie is baking, we start our adventurous and delicate journey in the subtle art of making the traditional Irish custard!

We then learn the basics of our tasty alcohol free traditional Irish coffee. There is a balan…

What's included

  • Food
    Traditional Irish apple pie with homemade custard, non alcoholic Irish coff...

Meet your host, Kate

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 12 Reviews
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Coming from a farming background I remember well how everything on the farm was home produced. From milking the cows after school to baking mince pies at Christmas, I was introduced to cooking from a very early age, and the passion has stayed with me. I have run a successful cafe and cookery school for many years. Being featured in The Bridgestone Guide, New York Times and on various overseas websites brings a steady stream of tourists to my cafe and classes. I am vegetarian and have a strong belief in the value of nutritious healthy eating so I also run vegetarian and vegan cookery classes.
Coming from a farming background I remember well how everything on the farm was home produced. From milking the cows after school to baking mince pies at Christmas, I was introduced to cooking from a very early age, and the passion has stayed with me. I have run a successful cafe and cookery school for many years. Being featured in The Bridgestone Guide, New York Times and on various overseas websites brings a steady stream of tourists to my cafe and classes. I am vegetarian and have a strong be…
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Where you'll be

This experience is held in my Irish home kitchen and is about learning the subtle art of Irish desserts. The community fun that is created in a kitchen is often the best part of this experience.
This particular experience is devoted to giving you a view of how tradition can be carried forward into our future generations, even though the essential experience is almost as old as the Wild Atlantic way.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 12 reviews.

Elize
November 2021
Kate is a star in baking. And explaining in how to bake your own Irish Apple Tart. I’ve had a great afternoon at Kate’s home.
Gerard
December 2020
We had a great time meeting cake and making apple pie and bread. Kate was very warm and genuine and made the whole experience extra special. Thanks Kate!
Michelle
February 2020
My daughters and I really enjoyed making apple pie and Irish coffee with Kate! We managed to squeeze in a few delicious scones, too, and they were light, fluffy and melt in your mouth delicious. She taught us the technique for making them so (I’m not usually a scone fan.) This was a great raining day activity while we were visiting from Boston, and Kate has a fun sense of humor. Don’t wait for the weather forecast to book this—Kate is in high demand and can only take 4 per class so I encourage you to book ahead.
Mallory
February 2020
Kate was wonderfully kind and made us feel very welcome in her kitchen. It was such a treat getting to learn from such an experienced cook! The apple tarts and Irish coffees were absolutely delicious. Can’t wait to visit Kate again for another one of her cooking experiences!
Renee
November 2019
What a wonderful experience with an exceptional woman! Truly a heart filled memory. The experience was exactly what we were looking for on an Irish afternoon. Consider spoiling yourself with one of her experiences, you won’t regret.
Marijana
November 2019
Baking with Kate is a must-do experience! We loved it so much. Kate is so kind and knowledgeable and we had so much fun. The apple pies were delicious and we went home with recipes we can do ourselves at home. We went with friends who were visiting us and we'll definitely come back next time we're around Galway. Warmly recommended!

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Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 12 and up can attend, up to 4 guests in total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.
Let the Host know of any allergies or dietary restrictions.

What to bring

Guests do not need to bring anything, everything is supplied.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.