Chocolate Stout Bundt Cake Recipe

Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti

Bake with your booze on St. Patrick's Day with this dripping moist chocolate cake deeply flavored with the dark tones of decadent chocolate stout.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 2 hrs
Serves: 12 servings
Makes: 1 bundt cake

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  • 2 cups (14 ounces) packed light brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup (1 3/4 ouncesgranulated sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3 large eggs

  • 14 tablespoons (7 ounces) unsalted butter, melted

  • 3/4 cup sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 12 ounces chocolate stout (or regular stout)

  • 2 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup (3 ouncescocoa

  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Butter bundt pan and dust with cocoa.

  2. In large bowl, whisk brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt, and eggs until combined. Whisk in butter, sour cream, vanilla, and stout until combined.

  3. In medium bowl, whisk flour with cocoa, baking soda, and baking powder. Whisk into wet mixture until combined.

  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake until just firm to touch and toothpick inserted into center comes out with moist crumbs, 45 to 50 minutes.

  5. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Loosen edges with knife and invert onto serving plate.

Special equipment

10- to 12-cup (2 1/2- to 3-quart) bundt pan

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
440 Calories
18g Fat
60g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 440
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 317mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 117mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)