It’s that time of year again when you pull out your green garb and toast the Leprechauns! This year I went a different route and subjected my friends to the Guinness Menu!! But let’s start with dessert. Guinness Molasses cake……sounds healthy right! You’d be darn tootin! It was like a spicy ginger type of cake and for goodness sake top with some Whipped Cream and home-made Bailey’s Irish Cream! YUM!

Guinness and Molasses Cake

2 cups white flour
1 cup Guinness
1 cup molasses
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 egg
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
a pinch of salt

Preheat the oven at 350˚.
Mix the baking soda in the Guinness. Let rest for 5 minutes.
Whisk together the butter and sugar until smooth.
Add the Guinness, molasses, egg, cinnamon and salt.
Stiff in the flour a bit at a time, whisking constantly.
Butter a 8×8 mold and pour in the mixture.
Cook for 35-40 minutes. Leave to cool at least 15 minutes. Top with whipped cream and Baileys!

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Bon Appétit!