chocolate guinness cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jessica Silva
from East Berlin, CT

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For chocolate guinness cake

  • 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

  • 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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