Guinness me baby…


One more time.

Sorry for that. I had to.

I had been dying to make that Guinness Beef stew from my last post for about a year now! But now I’m left with 3 cans of the Irish gem….

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Make a dessert of course. I looked desperately on Pinterest for a Guinness cookie recipe that seemed relatively easy and not very time consuming. There’s millions and per usual I didn’t have all the ingredients, a semi reoccurring theme when I suddenly decide I want to bake.

But really who besides maybe Martha Stewart has everything they need for fabulous creations all the time?!?!

Anyways, I got the gist of what I needed to do and decided to go my own way. Semi-shockingly and with a few mishaps my Guinness cake bites came out delish!

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What you need:

  • 1/2 cup of cocoa
  • 1 and a half teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • half a can of Guinness
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter

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What to do:

Preheat oven to 350. Mix cocoa, flower, sugar and the baking powder and soda in a bowl. In another bowl mix butter, egg, vanilla, and Guinness and mix for about a minute with electric whisk  (unless your a ghetto baker and don’t have an electric whisk, throw it n your Nutribullet like I did.)  the Nutribullet worked wonderfully, btw.  Combine both bowls together and mix. Add mix to pan and bake for 20-25 minutes. You can keep this a cake and add butter-cream frosting (I just used Pillsbury out of the container frosting) or you can cut into bites and melt the frosting a bit in the microwave and pour over bite sized pieces. There you go, an easy tasty little treat for your st. patty’s day festivities.

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As for the other St. Patrick’s day  tradition I have…Since we were in high school, my friends and I have gone to visit family in Southie (South Boston, if you are unfamiliar with Boston). Here is a little throwback to some of our t St. Patrick’s Day parade shenanigans.

 

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