Chocolate Guinness Cake

Jessica Silva

By
@jescapdes

So rich and moist, this is a favorite on St. Patrick's Day, or any day!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
guinness beer (don't use the whole can/bottle)
1 stick
unsalted butter
3/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c
granulated sugar (superfine, if possible, or pulse in food processor)
3/4 c
sour cream
2
eggs
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking soda
powdered sugar for garnishing

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 9-inch springform pan and line bottom with parchment paper.
2
Pour Guinness into a large saucepan, add butter and heat until melted. Whisk in cocoa powder and sugar.
3
In a small bowl, beat sour cream with eggs and vanilla, then pour in beer mixture and whisk in flour and baking soda.
4
Pour cake batter into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes to an hour (Check for doneness by poking a skewer in center.)
5
Cool completely in the pan on a cooling rack. Cake will be very moist.
6
When cake is cooled, remove from pan and place on serving platter. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtags: #Beer, #stout, #Guinness