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Guinness Chocolate Bread on a cutting board
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Guinness Chocolate Bread with Bailey’s Drizzle

This Guinness Chocolate Bread with Bailey’s Drizzle is the perfect sweet treat for St. Patrick's day. Moist, creamy and full of flavor.
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  • 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.


Recipe Notes:

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Nutrition Information:

Calories: 579kcal (29%)Carbohydrates: 89g (30%)Protein: 7g (14%)Fat: 23g (35%)Saturated Fat: 15g (75%)Trans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 92mg (31%)Sodium: 348mg (15%)Potassium: 246mg (7%)Fiber: 3g (12%)Sugar: 58g (64%)Vitamin A: 634IU (13%)Vitamin C: 1mg (1%)Calcium: 82mg (8%)Iron: 3mg (17%)