If you were able to catch our recent production of Once we hope you enjoyed the Irish comforts from the music to the on-stage pre-show pub experience. We also hope you saved room for dessert because the Chocolate Guinness Cake was melt-in-your-mouth delicious! The Playbill Dining Room is wonderful from the soup to the decadent desserts, so keep your eye on the ever-changing menu – everyone is welcome! Thank you to Pastry Chef Ally Taylor for sharing the recipe for the glorious Chocolate Guinness Cake served during the Once buffet!
Ally Taylor’s Chocolate Guinness Cake
1 Cup Guinness Stout
1 Cup Unsalted Butter
¾ Cup Unsweetened Natural Cocoa
1 ½ Cup Superfine Sugar
½ Cup Brown Sugar
¾ Cup Sour Cream
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
¼ tsp Salt
Preheat oven to 350 Grease 9” springform pan with butter and line the bottom of pan with parchment paper.
Heat Guinness, butter, cocoa and sugar over medium high heat until mixed together. Let cool to room temperature.
In another bowl beat sour cream, eggs and vanilla until very well combined. Add the butter stout mixture and whisk together.
Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.
Allow to cool on a wire rack.
Mix Bailey’s Irish Cream into whip cream to top your cake if desired.