Discover the complex, rich taste of our Chocolate Stout Cake. This Chocolate Stout Cake is made complete with a deliciously sweet brown butter frosting.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
2/3 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla, divided
2 cups flour
2-1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 cups dry stout
1-1/4 cups butter, divided
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2-1/2 cups powdered sugar
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Please use alcohol responsibly.
Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Whisk eggs, sour cream and 1/2 tsp. vanilla until blended. Set aside. Combine flour and baking soda in large bowl.
Cook stout and 1 cup butter in large saucepan 2 to 3 min. or until butter is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add granulated sugar and cocoa powder; mix well. Stir in egg mixture until blended. Add flour mixture; mix well.
Pour into 2 greased and floured (9-inch) round pans.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 10 min. Remove cake layers from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
Meanwhile, bring remaining butter just to boil in saucepan; simmer on medium-low heat 3 min. or until lightly browned. Cool.
Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and remaining vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually blend in butter, being careful to not add sediment from bottom of pan; discard sediment.
Stack cake layers, filling layers and frosting top of cake with cream cheese mixture.
Substitute non-alcoholic beer or cooled brewed strong MAXWELL HOUSE Coffee for the stout.
This exceptional chocolate cake is ideal for celebrating a special occasion.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 13g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 61g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.