- 1/2 cup salted butter softened
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or semi-sweet 1 12 oz. bottle of Guinness beer
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons Bailey’s Irish cream 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Beat butter and both sugars in a mixer until combined.
- Beat in eggs and vanilla extract until fluffy.
- Sift together dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, and baking soda.
- Pour about 1/3 of the beer and the cream into the butter/sugar mixture and beat in on low speed.
- Next, mix in half of the flour mixture. Continue rotating between beer/cream and the flour mixture until everything is added and combined.
- Fold in chocolate pieces.
- Pour batter into a greased, 9x5 loaf pan.
- Bake for 55-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
- Remove from oven and cool. While bread is cooling, prepare the Bailey’s glaze. Whisk together powdered sugar, Bailey’s Irish cream, and 1 tablespoon of heavy cream. Add additional cream as needed to achieve desired consistency. Drizzle over cooled bread. Slice to serve.