CHOCOLATE GUINNESS CUPCAKES

 

  • Cooking Time: 25
  • Servings: 24
  • Preparation Time: 25

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Guinness stout
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for garnish
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the Guinness, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Mix in the sour cream.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cocoa, sugar, flour, and baking soda. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet Guinness® mixture.
  • Butter 24 muffin tins and divide the batter among the muffin tins.
  • Bake 25 minutes until risen and set in the middle but still soft and tender. Cool before turning out of the tins.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.
  • Top each cupcake with a heap of frosting and dust with cocoa.

Notes

Categories: Cake  Cupcakes 

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