Moist Chocolate Guinness Cake

Moist Chocolate Guinness Cake


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A very moist chocolate cake which has a little Guinness stout included for a deep rich flavour. This is perfect with vanilla ice cream.

Makes: 1 cake

  • 1 3/4 cups plain flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 300g unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Guinness stout
  • 1 cup pecans, diced

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour10min  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm springform cake tin.
  2. Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat the butter until creamy then add the brown sugar and beat until light, about 3 minutes. Reduce speed and add eggs one at a time, beating after each. Add the vanilla.
  4. Add the flour mixture alternately with the Guinness, mixing until just blended. Add pecans, then pour the batter into the cake tin. Bake 70 minutes or until it tests done.

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