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Mouth-watering Chocolate Guinness Cake

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Ingredients
For cake:
  Demerara sugar 275 Gram
  Guinness stout beer/Any bitter beer 200 Milliliter
  Self raising flour 175 Gram
  Soft butter 110 Gram
  Cocoa powder 50 Gram
  Egg 2
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
For icing:
  Icing sugar 140 Gram
  Butter 60 Gram
  Guinness stout beer 4 Tablespoon
  Pecan nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), halved
For greasing and dusting
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 180F.
2. Grease and flour two 20 X 20 baking dish.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar, until slightly pale in color. Add in the eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition.
4. In another bowl, place cocoa, add Guinness, bit by bit, mixing constantly until a creamy mixture is formed.
5. Gently fold in the flour to the egg - sugar mixture. Add in the cocoa mixture, little at a time, stirring well after each addition until fully incorporated. Pour into the prepared tins.
6. Bake at 180F for 30 to 32 minutes until an inserted skewer comes out clean. Allow to cook for 10 minutes. Remove from tin, allow to cool completely.
7. For icing: Mix together the butter and icing sugar together until a stiff paste is formed. Add in the Guinness, 1 tablespoon at a time, mix well after each addition.
8. Spread the icing over the cakes and decorate with pecans.

SERVING
9. Cut into pieces and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Drink: 
Beer
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
12
The chocolate Guinness cake is a magnificent cake due to its dark damp blackness. Make this cake this festive season and give a wonderful treat to your family. Watch the recipe video right here.

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