Thermomix Guinness Cake

Thermomix recipe 100% made in Italy for Guinness cake
Guinness cake Bimby
Guinness cake Bimby

Indulge in the rich and robust flavors of a classic Irish dessert with a modern twist using the Thermomix.

The Thermomix Guinness Cake is a delightful treat that marries the deep taste of Guinness beer with the sweet, soft textures of a traditional cake. Perfect for any celebration, this cake promises to be a crowd-pleaser. Let’s delve into what makes the Guinness cake special, its origins, and the tricks for making it exceptionally soft.

Guinness cake is a delectable dessert known for its unique incorporation of Guinness beer, which adds an incomparable richness and a slightly malty flavor to the cake. The ingredients typically include flour, sugar, butter, and often a touch of cocoa to enhance the chocolatey notes, making this cake a hearty yet luscious treat.

Originating from Ireland, the Guinness cake is a beloved recipe that has been passed down through generations. Traditionally baked during festive seasons and special occasions, this cake has gained popularity across the globe for its moist texture and distinctive taste. The inclusion of Guinness beer not only enriches the flavor but also adds to the celebratory essence of the dish.

Ensuring your Guinness cake turns out soft and moist involves a few key tips:

  • Quality of Guinness: Use a fresh bottle of Guinness for the best flavor impact.
  • Creaming Butter and Sugar: Adequately creaming the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy helps to incorporate air, giving the cake its soft structure.
  • Avoid Overmixing: Once the flour is added, mix only until combined. Overmixing can create a dense, tough texture.
  • Slow Baking: Bake the cake slowly at a moderate temperature to ensure it cooks evenly without drying out.

If you love the idea of infusing cakes with unique ingredients like beer, here are some other recipes you might enjoy:

  • Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Pumpkin Bread

Making a Guinness cake with your Thermomix not only simplifies the process but also ensures that each ingredient is perfectly blended, resulting in a superior texture and taste. Embrace the rich flavors and soft texture of this remarkable cake and make it a staple for your special occasions.

I leave you with the recipe for the Thermomix Guinness Cake.

See you for the next recipe!


Thermomix Guinness Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 5


For the cake:

  • 250 ml Guinness beer
  • 250 gr butter at room temperature
  • 75 gr cocoa powder
  • 250 gr sugar
  • 150 ml sour cream thermomix *
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 275 gr plain wheat flour
  • 2 and 1/2 tsp baking soda

For the filling:

  • 250 gr mascarpone
  • 50 ml fresh cream (not whipped)
  • 70 gr icing sugar


For the cake:

  1. Put the Guinness and the butter in small pieces in the bowl, melt: 4 min. 50° speed 2.

  2. Add the cocoa and sugar, mix: 1 min. vel. 3 and set aside to cool.

  3. In the empty bowl but without washing it, combine the eggs with the sour cream and vanilla, mix: 1 min. speed 4.

  4. Add the beer and butter mixture, stir in: 45 sec. speed. 4.

  5. Add the flour and baking soda, mix: 2 min. speed. 4.

  6. Pour the resulting mixture into a baking dish (22 cm diameter) previously covered with parchment paper.

  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 50-60 minutes (always do the toothpick test).

  8. Let it cool completely before filling it.

For the filling:

  1. Put all the ingredients in the clean bowl, whisk: 2 min. speed 4.

  2. Place in an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Then, once the cake has cooled, fill it with the help of a spoon or spatula with the mascarpone cream.

  4. Refrigerate the cake and take it out a few minutes before serving… Buon appetito!

Recipe Notes

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