Guinness Cake

Recipe by Millereg
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 9
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the cake-----------.
  • Grease and line two 8-inch cake pans, and preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
  • Cream butter and sugar together.
  • Gradually beat in the eggs.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda into a separate bowl.
  • Stir Guinness into cocoa.
  • Carefully fold in alternate quantities of flour and cocoa to butter/sugar mixture.
  • Spread mixture into pans and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Leave to cool in pans for 5 minutes before turning out.
  • To make the icing---------.
  • Melt chocolate with Guinness, and then beat in butter and leave to cool a little before beating in icing sugar.
  • Remove ¼ of icing and stir in chopped walnuts.
  • When icing has cooled to a spreadable consistency, sandwich cake with walnut icing and use rest for top and sides.
  • Decorate with walnut halves and grated chocolate.
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