One of the most famous Irish landmarks is Blarney castle. THE most famous Irish drink is, of course, Guinness. Combine these two into one cake (and throw in a little Irish coffee), and you have the ultimate way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day!
Guinness Chocolate Blarney Castle Cake with Irish Coffee Glaze Recipe
- 1 ⅓ cup Guinness beer
- 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chopped
- 1 tbsp. Bailey's Irish Cream
- 1 tbsp. Irish whiskey
- ¾ cup milk
- 1 cup unsalted butter or 2 sticks, at room temperature
- 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar light
- 4 large eggs
- 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- 1 pinch ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Spray a Nordic Ware Castle Bundt Pan with cooking spray.
In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine milk and chocolate; stir until chocolate has melted.
- Remove from heat.
- In a large bowl fitted with an electric mixer, cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar until light and frothy.
Add ½ of the chocolate/Guinness mixture.
- Add the eggs 1 at a time, beating well after the addition of each and scraping down the sides of the bowl.
In a medium mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
With the mixer on low speed, alternately add the dry ingredients and the remaining ½ of the chocolate/Guinness mixture; add vanilla extract, mixing well.
- Pour the batter into the pan.
Bake 40-50 minutes or until the cake is set and a sharp knife point inserted into the cake comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
- Turn out onto a platter. Cool.
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