Guinness, the famous stout beer from Ireland, is not just for pubs. This deep-flavored stout beer is a magical ingredient in desserts. Guinness enhances the flavors in chocolate to give it a richer, more concentrated flavor. This St. Patrick’s Day, give your desserts a dose of Irish luck with Guinness beer. Don’t worry- the alcohol cooks off naturally, and you’re left with moist, flavorful desserts that the whole family can enjoy. We’ve found 7 incredible desserts made with Guinness, and you’ll be surprised at how well Guinness boosts the flavor of your favorite chocolate desserts.
1. Stout Cupcakes
Stout beer works so well with chocolate due to the rich chocolate and coffee notes in the brew itself. Paired with cloud-like Irish cream frosting, these Guinness cupcakes make a dreamy St. Paddy’s Day Dessert. Find the recipe at KITCHME.
2. Guinness Triple Chocolate Cookies
A reduced Guinness syrup gives these decadent triple chocolate cookies an extra element of rich flavor. You’ll have tender, chewy cookies that pack a major chocolate punch. Learn how to make a reduced Guinness syrup for these cookies at TRACEY’S CULINARY ADVENTURES.
3.Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake
If you want a dark, rich, dense chocolate cake, this recipe is for you. Turn any day into a special occasion with this dark chocolate Guinness cake with Baileys buttercream. Find this go-to chocolate cake recipe at GLOBAL ADVENTURE.
4. Guinness Pretzel Truffles
The deep malty flavor of Guinness paired with chocolate and crunchy, salty pretzels makes these Guinness pretzel truffles perfect to serve at a St. Paddy’s Day party. Yummy ale-infused sweets are just the right size for popping in your mouth! Head to SPRINKLE BAKES for the deets on these one-bite treats.
5. Chocolate Stout Cake
Beer gives this chocolate stout cake a rich, full, nutty flavor while keeping it from tasting overly sweet. If you crave a rich, decadent chocolate dessert that’s not too sweet, bake up this delicious bundt cake. Learn how to make this yummy dessert on SMITTEN KITCHEN.
6. Boozy Brownies
Spread some Irish cheer with these boozy brownies. Add a dollop of mint whipped cream to color your Saint Patrick’s Day green! Head to SHE KNOWS for this tasty recipe.
7. Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake
This light, fluffy, fudge-like Guinness chocolate cheesecake takes classic cheesecake to a whole new level. Chocolate and stout give this dessert a sinful edge that you just have to taste. Find this incredible cheesecake recipe at CLOSET COOKING.