Beer Cupcakes

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by BeerKangaroo, May 1, 2012.

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  1. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) May 30, 2011 Alaska

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  2. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    That reminds me of an idea that came to me a few weeks ago - I want to make a Guinness cupcake with Jamesons frosting and serve it with Baileys ice cream. Like an Irish car bomb, but in dessert form.

    Who doesn't love cake and ice cream?

    Must. Acquire. Ice cream maker.
     
  3. PaulQuinn

    PaulQuinn Initiate (174) May 27, 2011 British Columbia (Canada)

    Car bomb in dessert form you say: http://gizmodo.com/5893474/car-bomb-jello-shots-blow-up-your-liver-for-st-patricks-day

    And for the OP. Great site, your wife seems very talented, congrats. I'll try some recipes.
     
  4. bpgpitt10

    bpgpitt10 Aspirant (287) May 12, 2008 District of Columbia
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    This isn't a cupcake recipe, but I'm fairly certain you could just make cupcakes with the batter, make a hole to put the filling, then cover with ganache or make a frosting (like above) if you'd prefer. I haven't made it but this is on my super, super short list to make soon.

    Quick question for those who bake... I have an electric hand mixer and not a standing one. I should still be totally fine right?

    http://thebeeroness.com/2011/12/08/chocolate-stout-cake-with-porter-ganache/#comment-371
     
  5. frazbri

    frazbri Defender (620) Oct 29, 2003 Ohio

    My brother whipped up something similar for my birthday last year. The big difference topped with BACON!
     
  6. BuckeyeOne

    BuckeyeOne Zealot (511) Mar 9, 2008 Washington

  7. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    Yeah, you would be fine with the hand mixer because the batter should be relatively thin. Now cookie dough on the other hand - I've blew the motor on a couple of hand mixers making cookies before we got the Kitchenaid.
     
  8. nataku00

    nataku00 Crusader (767) Apr 5, 2010 California
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    You can always make a Guinness based cake, a jameson's laced ganache filling, and topping with a bailey's buttercream frosting.
     
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  9. frazbri

    frazbri Defender (620) Oct 29, 2003 Ohio

  10. mintjellie

    mintjellie Defender (630) Oct 2, 2005 Ontario (Canada)

    That would work as well, especially since ice cream machines I can't afford don't appear from thin air.
     
  11. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) May 30, 2011 Alaska

    You said BACON! That sounds spectacular!
     
  12. PetitChouffe

    PetitChouffe Initiate (0) Sep 28, 2009 Washington

  13. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2011 New York

    Is that accurate? Is your wife the person who runs that site?
     
  14. PaulQuinn

    PaulQuinn Initiate (174) May 27, 2011 British Columbia (Canada)

    When I first read it I thought it was his wife's blog, but reading it again maybe his wife just made that one recipe.
     
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  15. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) Dec 30, 2011 New York

    That's what I'm thinking; that site is quite famous. I've made several recipes from there, myself; great stuff.
     
  16. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) May 30, 2011 Alaska

    that's not accurate, my wife does not run the site she found the recipe on the site and said something to me, so I put the word out to the BA's, that's all
     
  17. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    If my brownie experiment works, i just might have to try it with cupcakes for st patricks day!
     
  18. Bierlerner

    Bierlerner Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2010 Oklahoma

    Use mixer for the "wet" ingredients. But fold in the dry ingredients with a spatula until just combined. Otherwise, it'll come out tough and chewy.
     
  19. Bierlerner

    Bierlerner Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2010 Oklahoma

    I made these awhile back.

    Chipotle and chocolate black IPA cupcakes, with habanero goat cheese frosting, and blacki IPA candied peppered bacon
    [​IMG]
     
  20. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (11,915) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Wow, that sounds interesting. How did it taste?
     
  21. Bierlerner

    Bierlerner Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2010 Oklahoma

    Tasted pretty damn awesome. No complaints from all the taste testers either. :)
     
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