Guinness Extra Stout replaces red wine in this decadent Caribbean holiday cake recipe"
In Caribbean culture, the holidays aren't quite the holidays without a piece of delicious spiced black cake. In this recipe, Chef Corwin Hemming adds a flavorful twist by soaking the dried fruit in Guinness Extra Stout rather than the traditional red wine.
2 cups Unsalted butter
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Brown sugar
1 cup (plus extra to soak the fruit) Guinness Extra Stout
1 cup Captain Morgan White Rum (plus extra to soak the fruit)
3 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Almond extract
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups Plain flour
2 tbsp Mixed spice
2 2/3 cups Dried mixed fruit (raisins, currants, cherries)