Monday, March 4, 2013

Guinness Stout Brownies



I chanced upon a recipe from Joanie for Guinness Stout Brownies and since I had all the ingredients at hand, I didn't hesitate to give it a try.  I had baked cakes and bread with Stout, so why not add a Brownie to the list....mmm






These crust cracked  Brownies are superb, moist and full of choco flavour but without the slightest  trace of stout at all, which means you can indulge in them at any time of the day!









Recipe for Guinness Stout Brownies (adapted from Joanie with slight modification)

Ingredients
  • 1 can of Guinness Stout
  • 12 oz chocolate, chopped
  • 8 oz butter
  • 1 cup/8 oz brown sugar (reduced from 1.1/2 cups)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 oz plain flour
  • 1/8  tsp salt
  • Icing sugar
Method
  1. Bring stout to the boil with 2 oz brown sugar, simmer till 3/4 cup.  Let cool.
  2. Sift the flour with the salt, set aside.
  3. Microwave chocolate and butter, stirring in between till melted.
  4. Whisk eggs with the balance of brown sugar in a mixing bowl till light and fluffy.  Whisk in the chocolate mixture and then the beer mixture.  Fold in the sifted flour and salt.  Mix well.
  5. Pour into a parchment lined 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C till surface begins to set, around 40 mins. and a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  7. Cool before slicing and dust with icing sugar.






20 comments:

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  1. Oooooo these look so moist and chocolaty. Am drunk liao ....

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    1. No, you won't Chris, no taste of Stout at all!

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  2. Hmmm....Oh my...you sure how to make someone craving for these delicious brownie.
    Have a great week ahead.
    Kristy

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    1. Thank you, Kristy.... you enjoy your day too!

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  3. Hi Cheah, interesting recipe but your brownies look very moist and chocolatey.

    Have a great week ahead.

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  4. Brownies are never popular in my household as the family are not into dense cakes ...they prefer fluffy cakes...I do like brownies though

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    1. So if you make them, you'll have to eat them all by yourself..Yes we must make sure that there are 'guinea pigs' around whenever we try out new recipes!

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  5. Thanks for the recipe- just right for St Patrick's Day!

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  6. These brownies look so wonderfully rich and moist...

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  7. Hi Cheah,

    I would love to try this one day but not too sure how my little boy will react to the addition of Guinness Stout into our brownies.

    Zoe

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  8. Many thanks for this great recipe. We managed to get it but it felt superb: -)
    I have a web log through food meals average Joe if you happen to engaged. I have a blog with cake recipes myself if you are interested. You can find it at http://recipes-for-food.com/

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  9. hello cheah, i wouldnt say no to these brownies, they are looking very moist and fudgy too!

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  10. i might be late for st pat's but i think i have a stray can of guinness somewhere hehe

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  11. Hi Cheah,
    This stout brownies look chocolaty and fudgy.
    Love your clicks :D
    mui

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