Look no further for the perfect GO-TO Chocolate Cake Recipe. I first discovered this cake, when I was hosting my future in-laws for St. Patricks Day. This was the first cake I ever attempted to make from scratch, and I’m so glad that I was fearless in the kitchen. I really consider myself more of a vanilla girl – but wow, this chocolate cake delivers on so many levels.
The original recipe is made with a stout beer (I have used Murphy’s) however, I decided for my Mom’s 70th Birthday Cake (by special request) I would use the last bottle of Guinness Draught that we had in the fridge. It worked perfectly! The Guinness intensifies the chocolate flavor while giving the cake a richer, fuller, nuttier flavor without making it too sweet and the sour cream makes this cake incredibly moist.
Also, the original recipe calls for Semi Sweet Chocolate…
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