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Chocolate Stout Cake With Bourbon Whipped Cream

15 MINPrep Time
45 MINCook Time
8Servings
by Giada De Laurentiis
Beginner
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Newman
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Calling all beer and bourbon lovers... this cake is for you!

Ever since my last visit to Capri, I've fallen in love with the traditional flourless cake known as Torta Caprese. (I even made a lemon version - which probably surprises nobody!) I just love the rich, decadent texture that almond flour gives to the cake. For this version, I did something a little more festive! I added Guinness stout to the batter (but you could experiment with any stout beer!), which makes this a really festive dessert option for St. Patrick's Day.

To bring it home, I added just a shot or so of bourbon to the whipped cream topping. The bite all together is so delicious, chocolately, and feels really fun and party-ready.

Chocolate Stout Cake With Bourbon Whipped Cream
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Chocolate Stout Cake With Bourbon Whipped Cream

Category

Dessert

Servings

8

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

45 minutes

Calories

467

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

    For The Cake:

  • 1 stick (1/2cup unsalted butter, plus extra for the pan)
  • 1 cup stout (such as Guinness)

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (such as Valrhona)
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup 5% low fat Greek yogurt (such as Fage)
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour (sifted)
  • 1 cup oat flour (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • For the Whipped Cream:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream (chilled)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons bourbon whiskey

Instructions

  1. This recipe originated on an episode of Giada Entertains. Episode: Go Green or Go Home.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 inch spring form pan and line the bottom with parchment. Butter the parchment as well.
  3. In a small saucepan heat the 1 stick of butter and stout over medium heat until the butter is melted. Set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Meanwhile in a medium bowl whisk together the cocoa powder, sugar, yogurt, eggs, extract and salt until smooth. Pour in the stout mixture and whisk again until fully incorporated. Add the flours and baking soda and fold to combine. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for about 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with just a few crumbs. Allow to cool completely.
  5. In a medium bowl, use a handheld mixer on medium speed to beat the heavy cream, sugar and whiskey to soft peaks, about 1 minute. Serve the cake dolloped with whisky whipped cream.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition Serving Size
8
per serving
Calories
467
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
66 grams
Protein
13 grams
Fat
20 grams
Saturated Fat
5 grams
Cholesterol
63 milligrams
Sodium
245 milligrams
Fiber
6 grams
Sugar
47 grams
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