Black and Tan Guinness Cupcakes
Disclaimer- I am not a fan of Guinness. However, these don't really taste anything like Guinness, but rather a super deep chocolate flavor that is paired perfectly with the "tan" creamy frosting. The Guinness just brings out the chocolate flavor and makes these cupcakes super moist. (ugh, that word) Plus, it's fun to cook with something new and different and see how it changes the same old ingredients.
These are a perfect "non green" treat for St. Patrick's Day that step up your baking game. I was thinking how much life has changed. St. Patrick's Day was everything when I lived in Chicago in my 20s. It's taken very seriously in that town. The green river, the parade, the 10am start to day drinking and the bag pipers playing in a bar. Man, I used to be cool. Times have changed. Now, I'll dress Miss Leah Kate up in some green, eat some Lucky Charms and reminisce about the old SPD days. I wouldn't have it any other way.
This recipe turned out so good and I can't wait to hear what you guys think! How are you spending your St Patrick's Day? Tearing up the town or hang in at home wearing green and making Guinness Cupcakes?
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