How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350°F, grease and line two 9" spring-form pans.
  • In a large saucepan, combine stout and coffee with the butter and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in brown sugar until blended, simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add cocoa powder, whisking well until the mixture is smooth.
  • Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flours, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another large bowl, beat eggs and sour cream together well.
  • Beat in the slightly cooled beer mixture.
  • Fold flour mixture into the batter until everything is completely combined.
  • Bake cakes about 50 minutes, or until a tester inserted into center of cakes comes out clean.
  • Cool completely in tins before turning out, filling and frosting.
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  • For filling:
  • In a small pot, cook stout and brown sugar over low heat until reduced to 2 tbsp.
  • Chill completely.
  • Cream together the cream cheese, shortening and butter until creamy.
  • Beat in the reduced stout and vanilla, then gradually add icing sugar to your desired consistency.
  • Chill 2 hours before use, store unused portions in the refrigerator or freeze.
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    " It was excellent "
    dollhead ate it and said...
    sounds heavenly! thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    sounds fantastic a must try thanks bunches high5
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  • jo_jo_ba 8 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 654.9
    Total Fat: 34.5 g
    Cholesterol: 117.0 mg
    Sodium: 212.4 mg
    Total Carbs: 86.0 g
    Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
    Protein: 8.3 g
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