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Guinness Stout Brownies II

Brownies made with Guinness Stout.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder used a combo of Hershey's dark and natural
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted room temperature butter cut into cubes
  • 8 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup superfine or granulated sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups 10 ounces Guinness Extra Stout beer ROOM TEMPERATURE
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/8 cup about confectioners' sugar for dusting (optional)


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick foil (Reynolds Release)
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, and salt until evenly combined.
  • Set aside.
  • Melt butter, bittersweet chocolate and white chips in a double-boiler over very low heat, stirring constantly until melted. Remove from heat. Alternatively, you may do this in the microwave, microwaving on high and stirring every 30 seconds.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar on high speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add melted chocolate mixture, beating until combined.
  • Beat reserved flour mixture into melted chocolate mixture. Whisk in Guinness stout beer and vanilla. The batter will seem a bit thin. Drop semisweet chocolate chips evenly on top of batter (some will sink in).
  • Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes on center rack in the oven, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean.
  • Let brownies cool, uncovered, to room temperature. Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving.