Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Pumpkin Guinness Gingerbread with Cream Cheese Frosting

  2. 1 cup Guinness

  3. 1/2 cup molasses

  4. 1 tsp. baking soda

  5. 3 large eggs

  6. 1 cup sugar

  7. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

  8. 1/2 cup canola or other vegetable oil

  9. 1 cup canned pumpkin puree

  10. 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger

  11. 2 tsp. vanilla

  12. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  13. 1 Tbsp. ground ginger

  14. 1 Tbsp. cocoa

  15. 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

  16. 1 tsp. cinnamon

  17. 1/4 tsp. allspice

  18. 1/4 tsp. salt

  19. Cream Cheese Frosting :

  20. 1/4 cup butter, softened

  21. half an 8 oz. (250 g) pkg. regular or light cream cheese

  22. 2-3 cups icing sugar

  23. 1/4 cup milk

  24. 1 tsp. vanilla

  25. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a Bundt pan really well with nonstick spray.

  26. In a medium saucepan with room for the mixture to foam up, stir together the stout and molasses over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda. Set aside until the foam subsides and the mixture cools slightly.

  27. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugars, oil, pumpkin puree, ginger and vanilla. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, ground ginger, cocoa, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice and salt.

  28. Add about a third of the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and stir just until combined. Add half the molasses mixture, then another third of the dry ingredients, the rest of the molasses mixture and the rest of the dry ingredients, stirring after each addition just until combined.

  29. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for an hour, until the top is springy to the touch. Cool for a few minutes, then invert onto a wire rack while still warm. Cool completely before spreading with cream cheese frosting.

  30. To make frosting: In a large bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add the icing sugar, milk and vanilla, beating until the mixture is creamy and well-blended. Add a little more sugar or milk if necessary to achieve a spreadable frosting.


Send feedback