There’s nothing better on a Monday morning than going home & licking your weekday wounds by indulging in a bit of chocolate.Â And what better way than with Cooking with Amy’s Amy Sherman Guinness Stout Chocolate Cake recipe.
Combine the weekend stout with the weekday chocolate craving & you have yourself aÂ delectable sweet.Â Enjoy!
Ingredients for Cake:
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1/2 pound butter
- 1 cup Guinness
- 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup sour cream
Go ahead & preheat oven to 350 F or 175 C degrees.
With cocoa powder, lightly dust two greased 8 or 9 inch spring form pans. In heavy saucepan heat butter, Guinness and cocoa powder until melted. Cool.
Sift dry ingredients together, add the Guinness-cocoa mixture and beat for 1 minute on medium speed. Add eggs and sour cream and beat for 2 minutes on medium speed.
Pour batter into pans and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes, remove sides and cool. Use a serrated knife to even tops, if necessary. Frost. Chill the cake to set up the frosting.
Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3 cups confectioner’s sugar
- 2 tablespoons Guinness Stout
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2/3 cups cocoa
Beat all ingredients, except cocoa, until very smooth. Sift or sieve the cocoa, then mix it in the frosting.