Guinness Cake For 150

Guinness Cake

Guinness Cake For 150

Guinness Cake

Guinness cake simple but deeply pleasurable, and has earned its place as a stand-alone treat. Originating in Ireland, it can be made into cupcakes, cake or layered cake with Raspberries and Raspberry Liquor.
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Total Time 1 minute
Course Desert
Cuisine Cake, Chocolate, Irish
Servings 16 Servings


Ingredients for Best Ever Guinness Chocolate Cake:

  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup Guinness
  • 1 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Ingredients for Guinness Miracle Moist:

  • 1/3 cup Guinness
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Ingredients for Creamy Guinness Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • any remaining Guinness about a teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • pinch coarse salt optional


Directions for Cake:

  • Prepare a tall sided, 9″ springform or cake pan.
  • In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter and add 1 cup beer. Bring to a simmer and remove from the heat. Whisk in cocoa powder and allow to cool.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, sugars, baking powder and salt. Whisk well to ensure no lumps.
  • In a large bowl combine eggs, vanilla and sour cream. Whisk in cooled chocolate-butter-beer.
  • Carefully stir in the dry ingredients.
  • Pour batter into prepared cake pan.
  • Bake in a 350(F) oven for 50-55 minutes.
  • Allow cake to cool completely before brushing with Miracle Moist or frosting.

Directions for Miracle Moist:

  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  • Use a small pastry brush to saturate baked cake, especially at the edges.

Directions for the Frosting:

  • Cream butter and cream cheese thoroughly and add Guinness and vanilla.
  • Add sifted powdered sugar gradually until fully combined, smooth and creamy.
  • Finish with a pinch of coarse salt if desired.

Directions for Assembly:

  • Arrange cake on serving plate.
  • Brush with Miracle Moist.
  • Frost.


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