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Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes Recipe

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How To Make Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes

Chocolate and beer make for a bold and delicious pairing in these moist chocolate Guinness cupcakes! Whip up this sweet treat in just under an hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



For Cupcake:

  • 2large eggs,room temperature
  • ½cupplain yogurt,room temperature
  • 6ozdark stout,measured after the foam has settled, room temperature
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • ½cupcocoa powder
  • 1cupsugar
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • tspground cinnamon
  • 6tbspbutter,melted

For Frosting:

  • 8ozcream cheese,room temperature
  • 4tbspbutter,room temperature
  • 4cupspowdered sugar
  • 1tspvanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 12-cup cupcake pan with cupcake papers and spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.

  2. Melt the butter in microwave or on stove top, then set aside.

  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and yogurt. Add the beer and vanilla whisk until well combined.

  4. Sift the cocoa powder, sugar, flour, baking soda, and cinnamon together into a separate bowl.

  5. Add about a third of the flour mixture into the wet ingredients, then blend well using a mixer on low speed, or a hand mixer.

  6. Add the rest of the flour mixture, a third at a time, mixing well after each addition. When blended, add the melted butter then continue mixing until very well combined.

  7. Pour the batter into the 12 cups, filling each only about ¾ full.

  8. Bake on the center rack of the oven for approximately 25 minutes. When the cupcakes are done or a toothpick inserted in center of a cupcake comes out clean, remove the pan to a wire rack.

  9. Let cool for 10 minutes, then remove the cupcakes from the pan and let them cool completely on wire rack.


  1. In a medium bowl, blend together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla.

  2. Gradually add powdered sugar, mixing well until it’s all incorporated.

  3. Frost over the cooled cupcakes, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes



  • Calories: 452.48kcal
  • Fat: 17.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.55g
  • Fiber: 1.69g
  • Sugar: 57.11g
  • Protein: 4.74g
  • Cholesterol: 78.56mg
  • Sodium: 194.34mg
  • Calcium: 46.44mg
  • Potassium: 131.42mg
  • Iron: 1.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 166.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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