Guinness Cupcakes RecipeOctober 9, 2017
It's that time of year again when everybody's Irish, the rivers run green and it's time to gather your friends for a toast or two.Instead of the traditional Green Beer or Green 'tini try whipping up some of these cupcakes for your friends and family.
- 1 cup Guinness
- 1 stick unsalted butter + 1 TBS
- 3/4 cup cocoa
- 2 cup dark brown sugar
- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 2 eggs
- 1 Tbs vanilla extract
- 2 cup flour
- 2 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 8 oz cream cheese,
- 1 1/4 cup icing sugar
- 1/3 cup milk or
Baily's Cream Cheese Frosting
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 4 oz unsalted butter softened
- 2 cup confectioner's sugar
- 4-6 Tbs Bailey's Irish Cream
- 25 min
- 25 min
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tray.
- Combine the Guinness and the butter (chopped into 1 inch chunks) in a double boiler and heat to melt the butter. Remove from heat and whisk in the cocoa and sugar.
- In a bowl, combine sour cream, eggs and vanilla, then add to stout mixture.
- Sift together flour and baking soda and fold into batter.
- Pour into cupcake cases and bake for 25 mins or until toothpick comes out clean. Let stand 10 mins and then remove from tray and cool on a wire rac
- In a mixer, whisk together ingredients for icing and spread over cooled cupcakes.