Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Bailey's Irish Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Bailey's Irish Cream Cheese Frosting
Dr. JJ is in the kitchen baking up a delicious dessert for St. Patrick's Day.

Ingredients Cake Batter

  • 10 TB unsalted butter (1 stick + 2 TB)
  • 1 c Guiness Extra Stout
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. cocoa powder (I used hershey’s dark)
  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt (I used kosher)
  • scant 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TB vanilla

Ingredients for Frosting

  • 1 8 ounce package of cream cheese
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioner’s (powdered) sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup Irish Cream liquor

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Directions for Cake Batter

1) Put stout and butter in a saucepan and heat until butter melted. Remove from heat and whisk in the sugar and cocoa.

2) Mix flour, salt, baking soda in a large bowl; then add the chocolate stout mixture.

3) Mix eggs, vanilla and sour cream in medium bowl and add to the batter. Stir until smooth.

4) Fill cupcakes to within a 1/2” of the top. Bake in a pre-heated 350 oven for 20-25 minutes until tops spring back to touch. Cool on a rack and frost.

Directions for Frosting

1) Place cream cheese and softened butter into the bowl of your mixed and whip for 2-3 minutes until fluffy.

2) Add the powdered sugar, a pinch of salt, and mix until smooth.

3) Slowly add in the Irish Cream liquor until incorporated.

4) Frost your cupcakes generously.

5) Enjoy!

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