Guinness Gingerbread Cake Recipe

In a large bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Mix Dry Ingridents

In a saucepan over medium heat cook Guinness for 10 minutes, the liquid will reduce. Add in butter until mostly melted.

Mix Wet Ingredients 

Step 2

Take off the heat and mix in sugars and molasses, let cool for 5-10 minutes.

Add sugar and molasses

Step 3

In the cooled Guinness mixture whisk in eggs then vanilla.

Add eggs

Step 4

Pour the wet ingredients mixture into the dry ingredients. Use a spatula to gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet.


Step 5

Mixing until just combined then fold in sour cream, don't over mix the cake batter you will end up with a tough cake crumb.

Add wet ingredients 

Step 7

Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the cake bounces back when you gently touch the center or a toothpick inserted comes out with only moist crumbs.


Step 8

Make brown butter frosting recipe and frost the cake once fully cooled.

Add Frosting

Step 9