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Chocolate Whiskey And Beer Cupcakes

Best-Ever sweet dessert you have tasted ever on this earth. Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Irish Whiskey Frosting.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24


To prepare the chocolate cupcakes:

  • 3/4 cup (unsweetened) cocoa powder
  • 2 cups (all-purpose) flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup Guinness stout
  • 1 cup (unsalted) butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. . baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt

To prepare the ganache filling:

  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 to 2 tsp. Irish Whiskey
  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 tbsps. butter, room temperature

To prepare the Baileys frosting:

  • 3 to 4 tbsps. Baileys
  • 3 to 4 cups confectioner sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, (room temperature)


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat your oven to 350 F. Along with liners – line 24 cupcakes.
  • Heat a large sauce pan over medium heat and bring the stout and butter to a simmer. Now add the cocoa powder it in and whisk together until smooth. Rest until cool.
  • In a separate bowl – add ¾ tsp. salt, sugar, flour and baking soda – whisk together until smooth.
  • In another separate bowl, beat the eggs and sour cream together using an electric mixer. Add the stout-chocolate mix to the bowl and combine.
  • Add the flour mixture and beat on slow speed. To fold batter easily – you can use a spatula till totally combined.
  • Into the lined cupcake tin – pour the batter, fill 2/3 or ¾ of the cup. Until the pick comes out clean – bake the cakes. Rest aside to cool completely.

For the filling:

  • Chop the chocolates and place them in a heatproof bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, heat the cream until simmering. Now pour the cream over the chocolate. Give a minute to sit and stir until mix completely.
  • Now transfer the butter and whiskey to the bowl and stir to combine totally

For the frosting:

  • Use an electric mixer to whip the butter in a bowl until it’s fluffy and light. Add the powdered sugar slowly. When the frosting becomes thick, drizzle in Baileys & whip utill mixed completely.
  • Cut out the middle of the cupcake using a small round cookie cutter – so that you will the crevice with ganache.
  • Take a piping bag and place the ganache in it. Now Fill the hole to the top of each cupcake.
  • Use a separate piping bag to fill in the frosting and ice – now decorate your cupcakes as you wish.