Guinness cupcake: the recipe for dark beer and whiskey cream cakes

ingredients
  • For the cupcakes

  • Guinness beer
    200 ml

  • brown sugar


    175 grams
    • 380 kilocalories
  • Medium eggs
    2
    • 600 kcal

  • Soft butter
    110g

  • Flour 00


    110g
    • 0 kcal
  • Baking powder in powder
    8 grams

  • For the icing

  • Granulated sugar


    4 oz
    • 389 kcal
  • Mascarpone cheese
    100 grams
    • 79 kcal

  • Cream cheese spread
    100 grams

  • Whiskey


    1 tbsp
    • 250 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

THE Guinness Cupcake they are gods chewy treats and gourmet, made with a mixture flavored with the famous Brown beer then topped with a creamy mascarpone and whiskey filling. This is the single-serving version of the famous Guinness cake, the symbolic cake of St. Patrick’s Day, the Irish holiday in honor of the saint, much loved and known around the world. Very simple and quick to prepare, they can be enjoyed at nibble, accompanied by a cup of tea, or served in a birthday party, a special occasion or during Christmas dinners.

Cupcakes are gods american cupcakes with a soft and spongy consistency, which can be glazed with the most varied glazes. In our version, the dough is enriched with cocoa and dark beer, for a tang and very aromatic, while the Icing it is based on spreadable fresh cheese, mascarpone, powdered sugar and whiskey: frank and enveloping, its appearance is reminiscent of the white foam of a beer mug.

The topping cream can be made without whiskey, if there are children, or by replacing it with a other alcohol. If you prefer, you can mix the mascarpone with the whipped cream, using it instead of fromage frais. Make sure the cakes are cold before decorating them, otherwise the cream will tend to melt, spoiling the final effect. You can also flavor the dough with cinnamon, vanilla or cardamom, and add a little dark chocolate chips. Find out how to do it by following our recipe step by step.

How to make Guinness cupcakes

Guinness cupcake the recipe for dark beer and whiskey cream

Cream the butter with the brown sugar using the electric whisk (1).

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In a bowl, combine the cocoa, flour and baking powder (2).

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When you have obtained a cream, add the eggs, one at a time (3).

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Continue to whisk to incorporate everything (4).

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Sift the flour previously mixed into the dough (5).

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Work the mixture again (6).

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Pour in the dark beer while continuing to whisk at low speed (7).

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Mix the dough with a spatula, which should be dark and soft (8).

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Place the paper cups in a muffin tin (9).

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Spread a generous spoonful of dough in each cavity (10).

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Bake the chocolate cakes in the oven at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes. Take out of the oven and let cool (11). You will get about 12 muffins.

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Prepare the icing: in a bowl, combine the mascarpone, cheese and icing sugar (12).

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Mix everything with an electric whisk to obtain a velvety cream (13).

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Collect the cream in a pastry bag with a star nozzle and decorate the surface of the cakes by forming large tufts (14).

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Serve Guinness cupcakes immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to enjoy (15).

storage

These cupcakes keep 2-3 days in the refrigerator. Alternatively, they can be frozen, preferably without the topping, to make at the time of use.

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