Irish Bomb Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake

3 c. all purpose flour, sifted

1 cup + 2 T. cocoa powder, sifted

3 cup granulated sugar

1 1/2 tsp. salt

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 T. baking soda

Mix together

Add Slowly

1 1/2 c. canola oil

1 (11oz.) bottle guinness beer

1 1/2 c. milk

Mix on med. speed for 2 min.


3 large eggs

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Mix on med. speed for 2 min.

Distribute evenly into 2 9" round greased and parchment paper lined cake pans

Bake at 350 for 40-45 min. or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Cool Completely and cut off tops and each layer in half.

Irish Cream Buttercream

3 sticks softened butter

2/3 cup shortening

Beat at med. speed for 3 min.


6 T. Irish Cream

2 t. vanilla extract

Slowly add:

1 2# bag of powdered sugar

Beat again at med. speed for 2-3 minutes

Pipe buttercream on each layer and sprinkle with chocolate chips

Frost cake with remaining buttercream

Dark Chocolate Ganache

Bring 3/4 cup heavy cream

3/4 oz. corn syrup

1 1/2 T butter to a simmer

Pour over:

8 oz. (45%) chopped dark chocolate

Whisk until smooth

Pour over cooled frosted cake

Dawn Kappelman, Owner/Pastry Chef

Dawn's Couture Cakes

Phone: 920-470-2699


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