Guinness Ginger Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Butter and 9 x 5 loaf pan and line the bottom with parchment and grease the parchment.
  • In a large saucepan, over high heat, combine the stout and molasses and bring to a boil.
  • Turn off the heat and slowly add the baking soda.
  • Allow to sit until the foam dissipates.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together the eggs and both sugars.
  • Whisk in the oil.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, ground ginger, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
  • Combine the stout mixture with the egg mixture, then whisk this liquid into the flour mixture, half at a time.
  • Add the candied ginger and stir to combine.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour, or until the top springs back when gently pressed.
  • NOTE: Do not open the oven until the gingerbread is almost done, or the center may fall slightly.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
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