Guinness-Chocolate Cake

Last updated on May 26th, 2021 at 12:48 pm

While delicious and tasty as a beverage, Draft Beer is not just for drinking! For all your chocolate loving customers, take your restaurants standard chocolate cake to the next level by adding Guinness.

Guinness-Chocolate Cake (makes 12 generous slices)Guisness-Chocolate-Cake-on-Plate


  • 1 C Guinness, from tap
  • 1/2 C Butter, cubed
  • 2 C Sugar
  • 3/4 C Baking Cocoa
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2/3 C Sour Cream
  • 3t  Vanilla Extract
  • 2 C  All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2t  Baking Soda
  • 8oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 C Confectioners’ Sugar
  • 1/2 C Heavy Whipping Cream


  1. Grease a 9-in. Spring Form Pan and line the bottom with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat beer and butter until butter is melted. Remove from the heat; whisk in sugar and cocoa until blended. Combine the eggs, sour cream and vanilla; whisk into beer mixture. Combine flour and baking soda; whisk into beer mixture until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Remove sides of pan.
  4. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Add confectioners’ sugar and cream; beat until smooth. Remove cake from pan and place on a platter. Ice top of cake so that it resembles a frothy pint of beer. Refrigerate leftovers.

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1 Response

  1. Hey Wow! Sounds good. I think I should try it out. Thanks for sharing