Sweet and Stout: 10 Dessert Recipes Featuring Beer

By Jeanette Morelan on March 7, 2016

Some might consider beer in and of itself to be the ultimate treat, but these clever foodies have found creative ways to combine the best of beer and your favorite desserts, with some pretty awesome results. Each of these sweet recipes is trending on social media, and each one features—you guessed it—beer.


Blue Moon and Corona Cupcakes

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Celebrate two of America's most-loved beers in these cupcakes, complete with their respective traditional garnishes.

Erica's Sweet Tooth


Guinness Chocolate Pudding

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The rich flavor of stout makes it an ideal pairing for chocolate. Here, the two combine to form a grown-up chocolate pudding, topped with a blissful reduction of Guinness and whipped cream.

Sprinkle Bakes


Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake

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Guinness adds volume and richness to this decadent dessert.

Closet Kitchen


Chocolate Stout Brownies

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These rich and fudgy brownies are not only beer-infused—they're also secretly pretty healthy!

Farm Girl Gourmet


Tall, Dark and Stout Chocolate Layer Cake

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The combination of dark chocolate, stout and caramel makes for a seriously decadent serving.

Betty Crocker


Adult Root Beer Floats

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This throwback recipe uses root beer ale for a childhood favorite that's all grown up!

My Baking Addiction


Chocolate Stout Truffles

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These beautiful truffles are a snap to make, and the perfect addition to your next potluck occasion.

The Beeroness


Bacon, Beer and Potato Chip Cookie Bars

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A glorious combination of pretzels, beer, potato chips, bacon, caramel and chocolate chips. What more could you ask for?

Life Love and Sugar


Ale and Pretzel Soft Caramels

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This unique candy concoction is created by wrapping ale-infused caramels around pretzel sticks.

Sprinkle Bakes


Salted Beer Caramel Topped Blondies

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Stout blondies topped with a thick layer of salted stout caramel for a beautifully booze-infused dessert.

The Beeroness