St Patricks Day Recipe: Spinach Dip in Shamrock Loaf

This is my family’s favorite recipe. You will need a Shamrock Pan. (Our public library lends cake pans, and our local bin store rents them.)

The Shamrock Loaf

Shamrock Loaf
Recipe Type: Bread
Serves: 1 loaf
  • 1 package (16 ounces) hot roll mix
  • Water, butter and egg to prepare mix
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  1. Spray pan with vegetable pan spray. Prepare hot roll mix following package instructions; if desired, knead in shredded cheese. Press dough into prepared pan. Cover with a clean cloth and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  3. When completely cooled, cut hole in bread, almost completely through; spoon in Spinach Dip.


The Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip
Author: Teresa McEachern
  • 1/2 c mayonnaise
  • 500 gr softened cream cheese
  • 1 c grated cheddar cheese
  • 300 gr frozen chopped spinach, thawed & squeezed dry
  • 6 slices bacon, fried & chopped
  • 1/4 c onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp dill weed
  1. Beat mayo and cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Can be served cold or baked at 325 for 2 hours.

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