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Chocolate Stout Snack Cake

Delicious snack cake made with stout and covered in chocolate ganache.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 52 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 15
Calories 459 kcal

Equipment

  • 13x9 baking pan
  • Baking spray
  • Large bowl
  • Small saucepan

Ingredients
  

For the cake:

  • 12 ounces chocolate stout after the foam settles
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

For the ganache:

  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Spray 13x9x2 baking pan non-stick baking spray and set aside.
  • In large bowl, whisk together the stout and cocoa powder until blended and smooth. Add sugar, butter, vanilla extract whacking well to combine. Add eggs, one at a time blend well after each addition.
  • Add the salt to the measured flour and stir to combine. Add flour and salt to the wet ingredients and whisk until batter is smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour mixture in prepared pan, leveling surface with an offset spatula.
  • Bake 40 minutes in preheated oven, until the top springs back when touched. Remove from oven and let cool completely in pan on rack.
  • Make the ganache by pouring the chocolate chips in a medium glass bowl. Add the corn syrup. Pour the heavy cream into a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until it just comes to a simmer.
  • Immediately pour over chocolate chips and stir continuously until all the chocolate is melted and smooth. Allow to cool until thickened.
  • Invert the pan with the cake onto a cutting board to remove and flip it back over. Make sure it is completely cooled before pouring and spreading the ganache on top. Let the ganache set up before butting into squares.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Stout Snack Cake
Serving Size
 
1 piece
Amount per Serving
Calories
459
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
22
g
34
%
Saturated Fat
 
14
g
70
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
77
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
93
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
295
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
61
g
20
%
Fiber
 
4
g
16
%
Sugar
 
39
g
43
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin A
 
436
IU
9
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
72
mg
7
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Approximate nutrition information is provided as a convenience and courtesy only. You are encouraged to do your own calculations if precise data is required.

Keyword beer, Cake, frosting, ganache, stout
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