With a name like Donohue, it’s considered almost obligatory that I would be partial to Irish stout. I will raise a modest half-pint to St Patrick today, but bake it in the popular chocolate cake that bears its name, and I’m in there with immoderate gusto.
I’ve tested several recipes for chocolate Guinness cake in recent years, and the one from Hummingbird Bakery’s Cake Days is the one I like best. It really is irresistible with its contrasting cream cheese icing that mimics the foamy head on a pint of dark brew. [Read More…]