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Chocolate Guinness Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c plus 1 1/2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 cup Guinness Stout Beer
3/4 c cocoa powder
2 c extra fine sugar
2/3 c sour cream
2 large eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking soda

Frosting:

1 8 0z. brick cream cheese
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tsp. corn starch
1/2 cup heavy cream or whipping cream

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350, and butter and line a 9" springform pan.

Pour the Guinness into a large, wide saucepan,add the butter and heat until the butter is melted, at which time you should whisk in the cocoa and sugar. Beat the sour cream with the eggs and vanilla, then pour the mixture into the brown, buttery, beery pan. Finally whisk in the flour and baking soda.

Pour the batter into the greased and lined tin and bake for 45 minutes to an hour. Leave to cool completely in the tin on a cooling rack, as i is quite a damp cake.When the cake is cold, sit it on a flat platter or cake stand to ice it. Lightly whip the cream cheese until smooth, sift the powdered sugar and cornstarch over it and them beat to combine.


If you use heIf you use whipping cream, whisk it first to soft peaks fold a couple of spoonfuls into the cream cheese mixture and , once this is combined, fold in the rest .Ice the top of the black cake so that it resembles the frothy top of the famous pint.



Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 slices
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cake is moist and delicious. Great for St. Patricks Day.

 

 

 

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