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Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes

A sweet treat for St Paddy's Day

Celebrate St Patricks Day without the hangover with these delightful Guinness cupcakes, created by the executive chef at the Guinness Storehouse, Justin O' Connor. Chocolate and a pint of the black stuff work surprisingly well together, so give this recipe a whirl on the 17 March.

Ingredients (makes 12)

  • 10oz flour
  • 2oz cocoa powder
  • 6oz castor sugar
  • ¾ teasp baking powder
  • 3oz butter
  • ½ teasp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 floz Guinness
  • 6oz butter
  • 12oz icing sugar

Method

Step 1: Preheat oven at 170 C. Cream butter and sugar.

Step 2: Combine all the dry ingredients; add egg, then Guinness and vanilla slowly until the mix comes together.

Step 3: Place into 12 cupcake papers and bake for 15 – 20 minutes.

Step 4: For the butter icing beat the butter and icing sugar till soft and creamy.

Step 5: When cupcakes are cold pipe the butter icing on and serve.

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