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Guinness Cake Pops with Frosting Recipe

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St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so why not make these scrumptious Guinness Cake Pops with Frosting Recipe to bring. It combines ale with chocolate cake which will make you the hit of any party! They are as pretty as they are delicious.

Guinness ingred

Ingredients for both the Cake and Frosting.

Cake
2 cups Guinness Stout

4 sticks Butter

1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

2 cups Flour

2 cups Sugar

1 tablespoon Baking Soda

1 ½ teaspoons Salt

4 large Eggs

14¾ cup Sour Cream

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 bag of cake pop sticks (you can get them from Michaels or Walmart)

Guinness sauce

ICING

1/2 C Butter
2/3 C Cocoa
3 C powdered sugar
1/3 C milk
1 t vanilla extract

Directions:
1) Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees

2) Grease a deep edged cookie sheet or a 9×13 baking dish with either a Pam spray or butter in a deep cookie sheet

Guinness step 2

3) Using a medium saucepan using medium heat, bring the Guinness and butter to a light boil then add the cocoa powder using a whisk until smooth it is smooth. Remove from heat and place to the side.

Guinness sep 1

4) Then a large bowl, you will need to whisk flour,sugar,baking soda and salt

5) Now get even another LARGE bowl, I used an electric mixer to beat together the eggs, sour cream and vanilla together

6) Now add the butter-Guinness to the sour cream and using a hand mixer mix until fully combined about 1-2 minutes on med. speed . You will now begin to add the flour mix and beat until just combined. Use a rubber spatula, lightly fold the batter to make sure there are no pockets of flour

7) Pour into baking dish or cookie pan

8) Bake for 30 minutes, always do a bake check by sticking a toothpick in the cake if it comes out clear free of wet batter the cake is done

Guinness cake pop 1

Directions for frosting:
Melt butter in mixing bowl. Stir in cocoa and then alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.

Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

Directions for cake pops:
Once frosting is made, take a spoon full and add into the crumbled cake. Using a spoon to combine. Add more frosting until you can form a small round ball.

Guinness cake pop 4

Then melt the chocolate in a double broiler or you can use a microwave. Once chocolate is melted dip a cake pop stick into the chocolate and then push it into the rounded cake. Once that chocolate has hardened, dip it into the chocolate until fully coated.

Guinness cake pop 2

 

 

Guinness Cake Pops with Frosting Recipe
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Donna
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 15-20
It combines ale with chocolate cake which will make you the hit of any party! They are as pretty as they are delicious.
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • 2 cups Guinness Stout
  • 4 sticks Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Unsweetened Cocoa Powder2 cups Flour
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Salt
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1 ¾ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 bag of cake pop sticks (you can get them from Michaels or Walmart)
  • ICING
  • 1/2 C Butter
  • 2/3 C Cocoa
  • 3 C powdered sugar
  • 1/3 C milk
  • 1 t vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease a deep edged cookie sheet or a 9×13 baking dish with either a Pam spray or butter in a deep cookie sheet
  3. Using a medium saucepan using medium heat, bring the Guinness and butter to a light boil then add the cocoa powder using a whisk until smooth it is smooth. Remove from heat and place to the side
  4. Then a large bowl, you will need to whisk flour,sugar,baking soda and salt
  5. Now get even another LARGE bowl, I used an electric mixer to beat together the eggs, sour cream and vanilla together
  6. Now add the butter-Guinness to the sour cream and using a hand mixer mix until fully combined about 1-2 minutes on med. speed . You will now begin to add the flour mix and beat until just combined. Use a rubber spatula, lightly fold the batter to make sure there are no pockets of flour
  7. Pour into baking dish or cookie pan
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, always do a bake check by sticking a toothpick in the cake if it comes out clear free of wet batter the cake is done
  9. Directions for frosting:
  10. Melt butter in mixing bowl. Stir in cocoa and then alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.
  11. Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.
  12. <strong>Directions for cake pops:</strong>
  13. Once frosting is made, take a spoon full and add into the crumbled cake. Using a spoon to combine. Add more frosting until you can form a small round ball.
  14. Then melt the chocolate in a double broiler or you can use a microwave. Once chocolate is melted dip a cake pop stick into the chocolate and then push it into the rounded cake. Once that chocolate has hardened, dip it into the chocolate until fully coated.