Guinness Porter Cake (Zwt Three)

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Haven't tried this but it sounds interesting. A fruitcake of sorts made with a wee bit of Irish Guinness. Posted for the British/Irish section of the tour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Sieve Flour, baking soda & spices into a bowl.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time and continue to beat.
  5. Fold in Flour Mixture, raisins, Mixed peel, Almonds and Mixed Fruit.
  6. Add Guinness & Mix well.
  7. Turn in to a greased and floured 8 inch round cake pan or 8x8 square pan.
  8. Bake in the center of oven ( 300°F) for 120 minutes, checking cake at intervals after 90 minutes; cover if neccessary to prevent overbrowning.
  9. It's done when a wooden pick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  10. Let cake cool a little in pan then turn onto a wire rack.