Guinness Chocolate Layer Cake

๐Ÿซ๐Ÿฐ Indulge in a slice of pure decadence with this Guinness Chocolate Layer Cake! ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ‚
Ingredients:
โ€ข 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
โ€ข 2 cups granulated sugar
โ€ข 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
โ€ข 2 tsp baking soda
โ€ข 1/2 tsp salt
โ€ข 2 large eggs
โ€ข 1 cup buttermilk
โ€ข 1/2 cup vegetable oil
โ€ข 2 tsp vanilla extract
โ€ข 1 1/2 cups Guinness Stout
โ€ข 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
For the Frosting:
โ€ข 8 oz cream cheese, softened
โ€ข 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
โ€ข 1/2 cup heavy cream
โ€ข 8 oz white chocolate, melted
โ€ข 1 tsp vanilla extract
Directions:
. ๐Ÿฅ„ Preheat your oven to 350ยฐF (175ยฐC). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
. ๐Ÿซ In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
. ๐Ÿฅš Add eggs, buttermilk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth.
. ๐Ÿป Gradually mix in the Guinness Stout and melted butter until the batter is well combined.
. ๐Ÿฎ Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans.
. ๐Ÿ•’ Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
. ๐ŸŽ‚ Remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
For the Frosting:
. ๐Ÿง€ In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth.
. ๐Ÿฌ Gradually add powdered sugar, heavy cream, melted chocolate, and vanilla extract. Beat until the frosting is creamy and well combined.
. โ„๏ธ Chill the frosting in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before using it to frost the cake.
Assembly:
. ๐Ÿฐ Place one cake layer on a serving platter.
. ๐Ÿซ Spread a layer of frosting evenly on top.
. ๐Ÿฐ Gently place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake.
. ๐ŸŽ‰ Decorate as desired with additional chocolate shavings or sprinkles.
Enjoy a slice of heaven! ๐Ÿ˜โœจ

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