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Guinness cake

Guinness adds a deliciously rich and malty flavour to this celebratory chocolate cake

Guinness adds a deliciously rich and malty flavour to this celebratory chocolate cake

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(77 votes)
Cooking Time

Cook: 1 Hour

Cooking Time

Serves: 24

Cooking Time

Price: 48p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 85g serving contains

Energy
1195kj
286kcal
14%
Fat
23.0g
High
33%
Saturates
5.1g
High
26%
Sugars
17.9g
Med
20%
Salt
0.31g
Med
5%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
1406kj/336kcal

Ingredients

250ml Guinness

250ml rapeseed oil

70g cocoa powder 

400g caster sugar

150ml reduced-fat soured cream

2 large eggs, whisked

1tbsp vanilla extract

300g plain flour

2tsp bicarbonate of soda

1tsp baking powder

300ml whipping cream

2tbsp Baileys Original Irish Cream

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease and line the base and sides of a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.  
2
Whisk all the ingredients, except the cream and Baileys, together until smooth, or blend in a food processor.
3
Pour the batter into the tin and bake for 55 mins. Cover the top of the tin with foil, return to the oven and bake for 15 mins more until risen and a knife comes out cleanly when inserted in the middle.
4
Remove from the oven, leave to sit in the tin for 10 mins, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool fully.
5
Gently fold the Baileys into the cream and spread on top of the cake.