Guinness Chocolate Cake with Irish Buttercream brings softness and delicacy to cacao cakes that are easy to make, fudgy and moist with Guinness beer and thick sweet Irish cream. These cupcakes have everything but the crust, and you won't miss it. I ended up with an impressive looking and tasting dessert that we both loved. I assume you meann regular 8inch round pans?? Generously grease two 8-inch cake pans and line with parchment rounds. Spoon the buttercream on the cake and smooth it. I think I’d run to the corner and I’d snaffle this cake alone. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It didn’t drip, it separated and plopped onto the cake stand. Guinness Chocolate Cake with Irish Buttercream features an easy, fudgy, and moist cocoa cake with Guinness beer and thick creamy and sweet Irish cream buttercream. so thank you very much for sharing this yummy recipe! The perfect St. Patrick’s Day cake! However, I did have to make it twice as when I followed the recipe for the buttercream frosting, it was too runny and when applied to the cake it wasn’t pipable and made the whole cake collapse. Oh no! How much does this cake rise? Making it wasn’t a problem, but I used cheap chocolate that didn’t give me the beautiful results I wanted. It should be baking soda. Grease and line two 8 inch sandwich tins. The buttercream takes an entire pound of butter! After cooling, I followed her advice and leveled them with a long serrated bread knife. Definitely don’t pour all the batter into 1 x 8 inch pan as it won’t cook through properly and will likely spill over. Once the cakes were cooled, I started on the chocolate drip (AKA ganache). This looks so perfect–vegan cakes are so incredibly moist and wonderful, too! These chocolate Guinness cupcakes with Baileys buttercream are dark, rich and extremely decadent! 2 cups all-purpose flour. © 2017-2020 The Hungry Pinner. Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake Preheat oven 180°C/350°F and butter and line a 23cm springform tin. Blogging my Pinterest recipe reviews. I knew the chocolate would be grainy from my experience with it from the Red Wine Poached Pears with Chocolate & Cardamom I posted last week. Your friend will be very happy with the outcome I’m sure! I made it a second time with about 170g of butter (I used vitalite) and 800g of icing sugar and instead of brewed coffee I used half a tsp of espresso powder. A sweet cream cheese filling takes this banana bread from good to great, and it's not difficult to make at all. It was sweet, creamy, and had a boozy kick we loved. It’s a lot stronger and more bitter but I think it works better in this cake as the flavour comes through a lot more. I was able to find it in my local supermarket but you can also purchase it online or use another vegan-friendly stout. Yup, tiramisu as a cake. To replicate the drink, I baked up Guinness chocolate cupcakes, filled them with a Jameson whiskey chocolate ganache, and topped them with a Baileys Irish Cream-spiked version of my favorite vanilla buttercream … Crack both eggs in a bowl. My local Whole Foods sells them for $1.79, and 1 bottle is all you need (there will be a couple of sips leftover). I … Straining the chocolate sauce took care of that problem, and I thought it would work for this recipe too. And no mere store-bought, prepackaged dessert will do. You wouldn’t know the difference! I did 1.5 cups stout, .5 cups strong coffee, and did a peanut butter frosting. Form the cake to four layers. Many thanks in advance…, I would say 3 layers would be fine! These purchases earn a small commission that funds The Hungry Pinner. I can’t imagine it being a problem for a larger one though. I went into this Guinness chocolate cake recipe knowing it would take a while, so I was mentally prepared for the work ahead. Happy Monday! For those who aren’t beer drinkers, don’t be deterred from giving this cake … Will be hanging with my vegan sister on St.Patty’s Day. Whisk in the cocoa … Glad to hear you enjoy it as much as I do :-) I have started using spelt in place of plain flour a lot now but find you may need a bit more of the spelt flour in certain recipes. Thanks! Before I discovered this ganache version, I made your Guinness chocolate cake into a poke-cake … Prepare a stand mixerwith a bowl and paddle attachment. This looks lovely – am going to try to make it tonight as a friend has requested this combo… (will be using a chocolate stout, not Guinness). Hate to break it to you, but Guiness is not vegan. This Guinness chocolate cake is flavored with a hint of Guinness stout then covered with Irish cream buttercream and dark chocolate ganache. We still had icing left over! There is never any additional cost to you. In a bowl sift the flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt and sugars. Whisk until there are no lumps. It even broke on half when I turned it out onto the cooling rack. In a medium bowl whisk together the sour cream, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla, and beer. Happy happy birthday to your dad, Aimee! I think I’ll try this a single “poke cake” with the Irish Cream recipe from Oh She Glows. Time to dust off my cake pans and plug in my hand mixer. This cake looks amazing and is the perfect celebration cake! Hi Aimee, I thought I’d stopped by your blog before, but it was Ala (WallFLOUR Girl)’s site instead. Make a well in the centre, pour in the beer, oil and vanilla. I’m planning on making a larger and taller version of this for my friends birthday… Not having baked a Vegan Cake before do you think this cake has the stability to take 3 layers and also can the icing be piped? The perfect St. Patrick’s Day cake! Man I wish I could eat this!! 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate. Caster sugar is a slightly finer sugar than the granulated sugar we have in the UK. Combine chocolate-Guinness mixture and sour cream mixture. Once baked, let them cool for 15-20 minutes in their tins before transferring them onto a cooling rack. For the cupcakes, measure the stout, cocoa powder, brown sugar, granulated sugar, all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, and sour cream. This cake is kind of like an Irish Car Bomb, minus the whiskey and with a good dose of sugar added to it. My dad is Irish and loves his Guinness and Jamesons… so it just had to be done :-). Apparently Guinness isn’t (generally) vegan but there is a vegan option; Foreign Extra Guinness. Share on social media with the hashtag #WallflowerKitchen! Remember those red wine poached pears I posted last week? It was the cake batter that had overflowed and was burning on the bottom of my oven. This recipe involves chocolate AND booze. I will adjust the recipe to mention that it really helps to make sure both the cake and the frosting are as cool as possible. Grease or line two 12-cup muffin tins. Shame I can’t eat Guinness!! Set out the butter. Most amazing cake and so easy! This Baileys & Guinness Cake is the … This Guinness chocolate cake is flavored with a hint of Guinness stout then covered with Irish cream buttercream and dark chocolate ganache. So my Saint Patrick’s Day/wedding anniversary celebration is off to a great start! It’s my Dad’s birthday and this is his birthday cake! Is it baking powder or soda? Apparently in the US, the baking sugar is naturally finer so just use ordinary sugar. Required fields are marked *. I'm Candice, and I'm The Hungry Pinner. baking, dairy-free, dessert, recipe, recipes, vegan, vegetarian Tagged: cake, guinness, vegan 48 Comments. The ingredient list says powder, but instructions say soda. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream (slightly adapted from Smitten Kitchen) Makes 24. It’s been way too long since I’ve whipped up something boozy in the kitchen, Aimee. Yes, indeed! It will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days, covered. Used 1/2 honey, 1/2 damerara sugar and 1/8 granulated sugar. It's made in only one bowl and is … This will definitely be on go to list for quick desserts. And yay for discovering another UK baker. I had a few on hand, but I had to top up a few basics to make sure I didn’t run out. Refrigerate for at least an hour before decorating, to make it easier to spread. The frosting was inspired by my vegan Irish Cream Ice Cream which uses Irish whiskey, a little bit of cocoa powder and a little bit of coffee to recreate the flavour of Baileys. Hi Ash, so glad it turned out well and you enjoyed it! I started with the cakes and had no trouble mixing them up. Serve and enjoy! My husband and I loved the Irish Chicken I just posted. I only have one 8 in pan so I’m wondering if I should bake a portion at a time or will I be able to put it all in at once? Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake Preheat oven 180°C/350°F and butter and line a 23cm (9") springform tin. Most everything went according to the instructions, but I did have some difficulties. This dark, moist, chocolate cake always makes an appearance on our St. Patrick’s Day menu. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder. And the cake itself  is slightly adapted from a recipe I found over at Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body. He must have been very happy. In the states, we have a special cocktail called an “Irish Car Bomb,” and this cake typifies it perfectly by incorporating Guinness, Bailey’s, and Jameson. Thanks for confirming, Ann! Waste of time and money. Rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a divine Baileys Irish cream frosting. Guinness on draft has been fish bladder free since 2016 and as of January 2018, ALL Guinness in cans/bottles is as well. I’ll use better chocolate next time–it wasn’t worth the savings in this recipe. Guinness, sour cream, vanilla extract, heavy cream, flour, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt, powdered sugar, Irish cream, vegetable oil, sugar, and butter. Thank you for this recipe! The finished cake topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles. A seriously indulgent and boozy vegan cake, great for birthdays or St Patrick's day celebration. The icing can be piped, yes. I put a photo on my instagram: https://instagram.com/dearmisskate, So glad it was enjoyed! I’m not the best baker, so I expected it to take longer than the time listed. I had a few issues along the way, with the cake pans overflowing in the oven being the worst, but it was all worth it. The cake was moist, chocolatey, and not too sweet. I created this blog to share my love for cooking and my experiences with the MANY recipes I've found on Pinterest over the years. For the icing, set out the butter, and measure the confectioner’s sugar, salt, Irish cream, and heavy cream. You have entered an incorrect email address! You’ll find out why in the next section. This post may contain affiliate links to products available to purchse through Amazon. But after such a delicious meal, dessert is a must. Melt the butter into the Guinness in a saucepan over … Absolutely delicious. I'm not sure where to start! It’s an intense chocolate-y and stout-y cake with an amazing “Baileys” buttercream frosting. Looks beautifully dark and delicious Aimee. Flax is a great binder. This recipe was genuinely bad. The guinness just makes this so much more special – love it! Hopefully he enjoys! Thank you for the notes. Each week I make a variety of recipes I have pinned and give you all the details so you know if it's a Pinterest success or a Pinterest fail before you try it. 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