Gingerbread Guinness Cupcakes

Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

mmm gingerbready, Guinnessy goodness

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350°F). Line 2 muffin trays with 18 cupcake liners.
  2. Bring stout and molasses to boil in heavy medium saucepan over high heat.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda.
  4. Let stand 1 hour to cool completely.
  5. Whisk flour and next 6 ingredients in large bowl to blend.
  6. Whisk eggs and both sugars in medium bowl to blend.
  7. Whisk in oil, then stout mixture.
  8. Gradually whisk stout-egg mixture into flour mixture. Stir in fresh ginger if adding it in cake.
  9. Divide batter among prepared cupcake liners.
  10. Bake until tester inserted into centers of cakes comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
  11. Cool cupcakes on racks. Allow to cool completely before icing.
Most Helpful

Excellent, tasty treat! My Mom made these for her Grandson's 18th b'day party, being held at our favorite Irish Pub....we shared them with the staff there and soon the chef was out of the kitchen asking for the recipe! Perfect recipe, prepared as written. Thank you :)

Lynda Of Virginia December 30, 2009