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Guinness Chocolate Cake

Guinness Stout beer contributes to the amazing moist texture and flavor of this chocolate cake.  Guinness contains both coffee and carmelized flavors that greatly compliment the rich cocoa flavor and coffee buttercream totally sends this cake over the top!  It’s a great cake for St. Patrick’s day or any occasion!

I asked my friends what they thought I should make for St. Patrick’s Day this year.  They suggested making something with Guinness.  The thought of Guinness had never entered my mind, so I started thinking about what would go great with Guinness.  I did a google search and realized that Guinness and chocolate are a perfect duo.

Guinness Stout contains coffee and caramelized flavors and it intensifies the flavor of chocolate and also adds a malty background.  It’s important to allow the foam to dissipate before measuring the beer.

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Hi, I'm Cindy, born and raised in the Bluegrass State. The food at My Country Table is homestyle, savory, southern and sweet, where I love to revive the old fashioned forgotten recipes of years past and test new ones as well. Please come join me at My Country Table.