Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Guinness Defense



Warning: Be Prepared to Defend the Last Piece of This

Chocolate Guinness Cake

23 comments:

Rob's Bunker said...

rolls eyes. ;)

Mrs. S. said...

Chocolate, mmm.

Drang said...

I need a new keyboard, I just drooled all over this one...

Brigid said...

Drang - it is good, my friend Shannon has made it for her family and it's a favorite. To answer your question, it was Guinness in the can.

North said...

Some Guinness for the cake, some for me. Then cake for me...

og said...

Back away from the cake, and nobody gets hurt.

PISSED said...

Oh that Chocolate Guiness cake sounds YUMMY!

Brigid said...

og - I think I made this the night you and MC and Mr. B. and RichD came over to eat pasta after the gun show. It didn't last long, I remember that.

Carol said...

I LOVE OG's comment! The cake sounds so delicious that I plan to make it this weekend. Question....what is sprinkled on the frosting? I am guessing ground nuts of some kind.? Can't wait to try this recipe!!! Thanks!

God, Gals, Guns, Grub said...

Visibly delicious... but that would shoot my calorie count for the next two months...

Dann in Ohio

Brigid said...

Carol - it's shaved Cadbury "Flake" candy (from the U.K.). It's a dry flaky milk chocolate roll which in Ireland they'd crumble and serve on ice cream at the stands at the beaches up North.

I find it at the World Market chain of stores.

greg said...

I made the Guinness brownies, and the were pretty over the top outstanding, and vey cake like...not sure normal human taste buds can handle this cake...

Lois Evensen said...

Chocolate is a food group!

45er said...

I've heard of that, but never tried to make it. That sounds like a good project.

Old NFO said...

Oh.... Chocolate cake! Yum!!!!

Able said...

Yeh! Now I can start with Steak and Guiness pie (with all the trimmings a traditional delicacy over here), have Guiness and chocolate cake for afters. Then have a glass of something refreshing, Oh I know, how about a Guiness.

Damn, it would be the perfect meal if only it had some bacon in it.

Waiting, with bated breath, for the recipe.

Able said...

Oh and in polite society Cadbury's 'Flakes' are supposed to be stuck whole into the top of an ice-cream cone, then used as a spoon to eat your ice-cream.

I admit this usually (OK, it's probably just me) results in half the flake and a dollop of ice-cream down your shirt. But who cares?

[It's so hard sometimes trying to educate you colonials to the niceties of proper English etiquette ;-) ]

Ed Rasimus said...

I buy Guinness in the can just so I can hear the little gas bomb go off when I open it. But will also confess that I prefer Rasputin Russian Stout if available.

TNZE said...

These days 20 dollars worth of ammunition isn't much. Maybe it needs to be $50.

ProudHillbilly said...

Oh. My. Goodness.

Drang said...

Able
Click the recipe title.

Able said...

Drang

Thanks and done, although being in For'n Parts I had to improvise on the ingredients a little. Fine sugar became icing sugar, which actually worked OK. Unfortunately I seem to have gone through four cans of Guinness to get the recipe done (spillage and what not, you know how it is?). Still it's good for you, we still get it prescribed here in the hospital. You should see some of the looks I get coming back from the pharmacy with a couple of four-packs :-)

The Dude said...

JEEZ pulled off in Texas..like a Crack house..but good