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.
Servings 6 cups
- 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
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.
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