Chocolate Beer Cupcakes With Whiskey Filling And Irish Cream Icing

Chocolate cupcakes with Irish whiskey-flavored chocolate cream filling and a delectable Irish cream frosting will make your St. Patrick's Day party a happy one.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners. Bring Irish stout beer and 1 cup butter to a boil in a saucepan and set aside until butter has melted,...


  • 1 cup Irish stout beer (such as Guinness®)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon Irish whiskey, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar, or more as needed
  • 3 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur (such as Baileys®), or more to taste

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