Reduce the Guinness

Over medium heat reduce the Guinness in a medium pot.

In a large bowl whisk flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Sift cocoa powder into the dry ingredients.

Mix Dry Ingredients 

Step 2

In a large bowl whisk together the milk, oil, sour cream eggs and vanilla

Combine Wet Ingredients

Step 3

Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until combined.


Step 4

Gently mix dry ingredients until just combined then add the warm Guinness beer, and mix until evenly combined.

Add the Guinness

Step 5

Pour batter into the prepared pans and bake for 28-33 minutes

Bake & Cool Cake

Step 6

In a medium saucepan heat the heavy cream, do not boil. While the cream is heating, place the finely chopped chocolate in a bowl.

Make the Chocolate Ganache

Step 7

Warm the heavy cream. In a bowl add the chocolate, after the cream is warmed pour it on top of the chocolate, let sit, then mix together.

Make Chocolate Ganache

Step 8

Use the Chocolate Ganache for the middle layer on the outside using a Baileys Buttercream Frosting.

Layer the cake and decorate

Step 9


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