Chocolate Guinness Cake

1
Jessica Silva

By
@jescapdes

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Chocolate Guinness Cake

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.

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About Chocolate Guinness Cake

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



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