Guinness Cake
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In this Irish dessert, dark stout gives the cake a fluffy texture that is balanced by sweet and luscious cream cheese frosting.
  • 250ml Guinnesss stout
  • 125g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g natural yogurt
  • 2 tsp bicarbonat soda
  • 250g white sugar
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 275g plain flour
  • pinch of salt
Cream cheese frosting
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 150g icing sugar
  1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 180ยบ. Meanwhile, put the guinness into a large saucepan with the butter, until it is completely melted. Add the sugar and cocoa powder and stir until combined. Let it cool.
  2. Now, whisk the eggs with the yogurt and pour it to the guinness and melted butter. Start adding the flour with the bicarbonat soda and salt and mix it until completely combined. Pour the batter into a greased tin and bake for 40 minutes. Leave to cool completely before frosing.
  3. For the topping, whip the cream cheese until smooth and sieve over the icing sugar. Beat both until combined. Ice the top of the cake as if it resembles the top of the Guinness pint.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at