For a unique St. Patrick’s Day dessert recipe, try these Guinness Brownie Muffins. It may sound strange to put Guinness beer in a dessert, but the bitter, malty flavor complements the chocolate — and makes this a true St. Paddy’s Day treat
Guinness Brownie Muffins
- 12-Cup Muffin Pan
- Cooling rack
- High-Heat Scraper
- Glass Nesting Bowls
- Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
- Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
- 9" Wire Whisk
- #30 Scoop
- 2-Quart Saucepan
- Parchment Cupcake Liners
THE BROWNIES, REDUCE
- 1 Bottle Guinness stout (12 oz.)
- 10 tbsps. Unsalted butter
- 2 cups Semisweet chocolate chips
- 4 Eggs
- ¾ cup Sugar
- 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
- 1 cup All-purpose flour
- 2 tbsps. Unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tsp. Instant espresso powder
- ¼ tsp. Table salt
- ¾ cup Semisweet chocolate chips
THE GANACHE, MELT
- ½ cup Semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 tbsps. Unsalted butter
- Preheat oven to 350°. Line a muffin pan with liners.
- Reduce Guinness in a saucepan over medium-high heat to ½ cup, about 10 minutes; let cool to room temperature.
- Melt butter and 2 cups chocolate chips in a double boiler; stir in ¼ cup reduced Guinness, then cool slightly.
- Whisk eggs, sugar, and vanilla into melted chocolate mixture.
- Combine flour, cocoa, espresso powder, and salt; fold into chocolate mixture just until incorporated, then stir in ¾ cup chocolate chips.
- Scoop batter (about ⅓ cup) into prepared liners. Bake brownies until tops crack and a toothpick inserted into centers comes out with only a few crumbs, about 35 minutes. Turn brownies onto a rack; let cool.
- Melt chocolate chips and butter in a double boiler; stir in remaining 1/4 cup reduced Guinness.
- Drizzle ganache over top of brownies.
1 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories527
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 19g 95%
- Cholesterol 93mg 31%
- Sodium 76mg 4%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Protein 8g 16%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.