Beer Cake Recipe
This delicious beer-infused chocolate cake makes a dense, moist crumb that has a hint of Guinness but still rocks your socks off with a strong chocolate flavor. Perfect for manly cakes or cakes that need some beer-flavored goodness in them.
- 16 oz Dark Guinness Beer
- 8 oz butter
- 28 oz sugar
- 5 oz natural cocoa powder like Hershey's brand
- 4 large eggs beaten
- 11 oz sour cream
- 2 Tbsp vanilla extract
- 17 oz AP flour
- 1 Tbsp baking soda
Grease 2 8" round pans and line with parchment paper. Set aside
In a large saucepan, heat beer and butter until butter is melted. Remove from heat.
Whisk in sugar and cocoa powder until blended.
Combine eggs, sour cream and vanilla in a medium bowl. Whisk contents of medium bowl into beer mixture.
Combine flour and baking soda. Whisk into beer mixture until smooth.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake at 350ºF/175ºC for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes and remove from pan.