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Chocolate Guinness Sauce

One Year Ago: Homemade Chocolate Pudding

I wanted to do something a little different with my Guinness so I decided to try and make a chocolate sauce. It turned out delicious and on top of vanilla ice cream it was heaven….yum!Ā  I used bittersweet chocolate and sweetened it a bit with golden syrup and brown sugar. The Guinness flavor was mild but mixed with the chocolate it paired nicely. I have a feeling if I used Guinness extra stout it would have picked up more of the beer flavor.Ā  Either way I would say I’m satisfied with my first ever ice cream topping and can’t wait to make more…Enjoy!!!

Also please be sure to check out Faith’s post on our joint blog, All Through The Year Cheer. We have announced our Easter event and giveaway prize! We hope to see all of you there šŸ™‚

Chocolate Guinness Sauce:

5oz. Bittersweet chocolate

1 T. golden syrup

1 T. brown sugar

1/3 C. heavy cream

2/3 C. Guinness Beer

Put all ingredients into a pan and cook over medium heat until combined and melted. Cook for a few more minutes to let sauce thicken up. Take off heat and serve warm over ice cream. Store in air tight container in the fridge.


26 responses »

  1. That sounds absolutely fabulous!

  2. I’m feeling a wee bit Irish…

  3. Brilliant! I just saw a recipe for chocolate guiness cupcakes–I guess I need to try the combo in some form. Never would have thought to pair the two.

  4. Oooo… very appropriate for St. Patty’s Day :). Guinness and chocolate are made for each other. Great idea!

  5. Sweet!! I had just gotten some Guinness over the weekend. šŸ™‚ I’m bookmarking this. So perfect drizzles over a couple scoops of ice cream.

  6. You’re very creative!

  7. Guinness and chocolate is a good match. I guess I need some ice cream.

  8. What a delicious idea! I bet it’s scrumptious over ice cream…or just as is!

  9. Guinness and chocoalte are a delicious combo…this sauce looks incredible! And chocolate sauce is in danger around me. šŸ˜‰

  10. Beer and chocolate – that is new to me but it actually sounds good and you have it looking good.

  11. Looks delicious! Would love to try it!

  12. Perfectly delicious over ice cream!!

  13. what if i don’t wanna eat it over ice cream? what if i wanna eat it with a spoon? šŸ™‚

  14. Even though I’m not a fan of beer, I’d be willing to give this sauce a try! Especially when it’s served up over some ice cream šŸ™‚ Yum!

  15. So decadent, it looks lovely over the ice cream.
    *kisses* HH

  16. Perfect for St Patrick’s Day – may the luck of the Irish be with you!

  17. You can’t go wrong with chocolate over vanilla ice cream!

  18. Happy St. Patrick’s day!

  19. OMG (an acronym I swear, cross my heart, I’ve never used before)! Where in the world do you come up with these brilliantly creative (and wild) ideas? Looks fabulous.

  20. Oh WOW I bet that was amazing! Looks fabulous!

  21. I’ve never had Guinness Beer, you sauce looks divine though.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  23. Last night, I attempted a different kind of syrup for ice cream made with Guinness, and it didn’t work quite. So, I just made this one, and it’s delicious! Thanks for this.


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