Guinness Gingerbread Cake

Guinness Gingerbread Cake

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

Cook the Guinness and Butter

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

Add Sugars

Step 2

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

Mix Dry Ingredients 

Step 3

In the cooled Guinness mixture whisk in eggs then vanilla.

Add Eggs to Wet Mixture

Step 4

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

Mix the Wet and Dry Ingredients 

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 Sour Cream

Step 6

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 7

Frost cake to your liking, I used a round open tip.


Step 8