OMG Guinness Chocolate Cake with Guinness & Kerrygold Butter Frosting

Guinness Chocolate Cake, a bottle of Guinness beer, and an 8oz package of Kerrygold Butter

Chocolate cake is easy to love!

We’ve known more than a few travelers to fall in love with the Irish and their incredibly generous, happy, and loving culture.A pint of Guiness perfectly poured

We’ve known a few travelers to fall especially for the “tall, dark, and handsome” Irish one, as well. 
 …A frosty, smooth, and delicious pint of Guinness, that is.

a package of Kerrygold butterBut, Nana Doherty has gone OVER THE TOP with this recipe for chocolate cake!  If you’re a traveler that fell in love with Ireland, the Irish, and its most famous stout beer, then prepare to be smitten by this new love!  Using both Guinness beer and Ireland’s very own Kerrygold butter, OMG Guinness Chocolate Cake with Guinness and Kerrygold Butter Frosting in the moistest, chocolaty-est, most incredibly delicious cake EVER!  You’ll fall in love all over again.

a generous slice of OMG Guinness Chocolate Cake with a thick layer of chocolate frosting

OMG Guinness Chocolate Cake with Guinness and Kerrygold Butter Frosting

When Guinness and Kerrygold team up to make chocolate cake... heaven on earth occurs!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: chocolate cake, Guinness, Kerrygold
Author: Nana Doherty


  • measuring cups and measuring spoons
  • Bottle opener
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer (optional)
  • 2 9-inch cake pans or 1 13x9-in cake pan


  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 1 ¾ C all purpose flour
  • ¾ C cocoa
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C Guinness beer
  • ½ C vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C milk

Kerrygold Butter and Guinness Chocolate Frosting

  • ¾ C Kerrygold butter melted
  • 1 C cocoa
  • 4 C powdered sugar
  • 2 TBSP milk
  • C Guinness beer


  • Preheat oven to 350* F.
  • Mix the dry ingredients (first 6 ingredients).
  • Add 2 eggs, Guinness, vegetable oil, and vanilla to the dry ingredients. Mix on medium for approximately 3 minutes or mix by hand approximately 6 minutes.
  • Heat milk to steaming - do not scald (boil) it. Add hot milk to last minute of mixing.
  • Pour evenly into prepared cake pan/s.
  • Bake at 350* F for 30 minutes or until your knife in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove when done and allow to cool completely until no longer warm to the touch.

Kerrygold Butter and Guinness Chocolate Frosting

  • Mix together melted Kerrygold butter and cocoa.
  • Add the milk and blend well.
  • Add 1 cup powdered sugar and alternate with the Guinness until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Frost your OMG Guinness Chocolate Cake!

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