How To Make Delicious Chocolate Based Guinness Donuts With Irish Cream Glaze

Start Baking These Sinful Chocolate-Based Guinness Donuts Today!

Want to make the ultimate Irish-American dessert? Today is national donut(doughnut) day and these chocolate based Guinness donuts are as nice as they sound.

Blogger Thrifty Jinxy has created a recipe that combines three of the best things to ever come out of Ireland and the United States.


Chocolate based Guinness donuts

Presenting: chocolate-based Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze. Find out how you can make this delightful concoction.

To get started, here’s what you’ll need:

For the donuts:

  • 1 cup flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup Guinness Extra Stout
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup melted butter

For the glazing:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tsp Bailey’s Irish cream
  • 2 tsp water


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together Guinness, egg, sugar, brown sugar, and butter.
  • Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  • Spray donut pan with non-stick spray.
  • Fill each cavity until ⅔ full.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Combine all glaze ingredients and stir until blended.
  • Dip the top of the donuts in the glaze and place on wire rack to dry.

Here is the recipe with a splash of Baileys :

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Chocolate based Guinness donuts

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