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Guinness Beer Cake Recipe
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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.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword beer cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 cups
Calories 1316kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 17 oz AP flour
  • 28 oz sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 5 oz natural cocoa powder like Hershey's brand
  • 8 oz butter
  • 4 large eggs beaten
  • 16 oz Dark Guinness Beer
  • 11 oz sour cream
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 1316kcal | Carbohydrates: 211g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 232mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 134g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 7.7mg