Chocolate-Guinness cake

Chocolate-Guinness cake

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George Wood

George Wood

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

45 min

Resting

120 min

Ingredients

2Servings
50 ml
Guinness
50 g
butter
15 g
cocoa powder
80 g
caster sugar
28 ml
sour cream
eggs
¼ tbsp
vanilla extract
55 g
flour
½ tsp
baking soda
60 g
cream cheese
30 g
powdered sugar
25 ml
heavy cream
butter for greasing
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Utensils

large saucepan, oven, 23-cm/9-in. baking pan, whisk, large bowl, hand mixer with beaters, sieve, rubber spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal667
Fat32 g
Protein9 g
Carb85 g
  • Step 1/6

    Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/320°F and grease the baking pan. In a saucepan, heat the Guinness and chopped butter until the butter melts.
    • 50 ml Guinness
    • 50 g butter
    • butter for greasing
    • large saucepan
    • oven
    • 23-cm/9-in. baking pan

    Pre-heat the oven to 160°C/320°F and grease the baking pan. In a saucepan, heat the Guinness and chopped butter until the butter melts.

  • Step 2/6

    Whisk in the cocoa and sugar.
    • 15 g cocoa powder
    • 80 g caster sugar
    • whisk

    Whisk in the cocoa and sugar.

  • Step 3/6

    Beat the sour cream with the eggs and vanilla. Then, add this to the buttery mixture.
    • 28 ml sour cream
    • eggs
    • ¼ tbsp vanilla extract
    • large bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    Beat the sour cream with the eggs and vanilla. Then, add this to the buttery mixture.

  • Step 4/6

    Whisk in the flour and baking soda. Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake for approx. 45 – 60 min. at 160°C/320°F.
    • 55 g flour
    • ½ tsp baking soda

    Whisk in the flour and baking soda. Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake for approx. 45 – 60 min. at 160°C/320°F.

  • Step 5/6

    Ensure the cake is cooled (approx. 2 hrs.) before it is removed from the pan and iced.

    Ensure the cake is cooled (approx. 2 hrs.) before it is removed from the pan and iced.

  • Step 6/6

    To make the frosting, lightly whip the cream cheese until it is smooth. Sift the powdered sugar into the cream cheese and beat them together. Add heavy cream and further beat to achieve a spreadable consistency. Spread the frosting on the cooled cake and serve.
    • 60 g cream cheese
    • 30 g powdered sugar
    • 25 ml heavy cream
    • sieve
    • large bowl
    • rubber spatula

    To make the frosting, lightly whip the cream cheese until it is smooth. Sift the powdered sugar into the cream cheese and beat them together. Add heavy cream and further beat to achieve a spreadable consistency. Spread the frosting on the cooled cake and serve.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Chocolate-Guinness cake

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