Vegan Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey's Buttercream
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Adult cupcakes made with Irish stout and chocolate for a rich and dark, velvety dessert. Topped with creamy Baileys buttercream, these vegan Guinness cupcakes are the perfect treat to bring to a St Patrick's day party!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Irish
Serves: 12 cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line cupcake pan with liners. Use green ones for extra festiveness.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine stout and vegetable oil and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and whisk in cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl sift together flour, sugar baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl whisk together flax and water and set aside for 5 mins.
  5. Add yogurt and whisk until smooth, slowly adding in beer mixture.
  6. Fold the flour into the batter until combined.
  7. Pour batter into liners , filling them ¾ of the way. Baking for 20- 22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted. Transfer to cooking racks and allow to cool for 30 mins or until cooled completely.
  8. When cool, spread with Baileys buttercream frosting (below) and top with sprinkles.
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Serving size: 1 cupcake
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at