We don’t want to get the community into a tizzy but we may have found the perfect Irish American dessert! Yes, it’s a recipe for chocolate-baked Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze.

Guinness, as well as Irish cream, known the world over by the brand name Baileys, are ridiculously popular the world over and are recognized by people even if they know nothing about Irish culture. 

So there you have it. This recipe from the genius of blogger Thrifty Jinxy combines the two and we have to say, is delicious. 

If you're a fan of baked goods and love the rich, malty taste of Guinness, then you'll definitely want to try making these Baked Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze. They're perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any time you're craving a tasty treat with a touch of Irish flair.

Whip up a batch of these for your next party and wait for the praise to roll in! You'll be everyone's favorite.

Chocolate-baked Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze recipe



  • 1 cup flour
  • ⅓ cup of cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup Guinness Extra Stout
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • ⅓ cup melted butter



Preheat oven to 325°F.

Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.

In a large bowl, whisk together Guinness, egg, sugar, brown sugar, and butter.

Stir dry ingredients into the wet until just combined.

Spray the donut pan with nonstick spray.

Fill each cavity ⅔ full.

Bake for 12 minutes.

Combine all glaze ingredients and stir until blended.

Dip the top of the donuts in the glaze and place on a wire rack to dry.

H/T: ThriftyJinxy.com

*Originally published in August 2016, updated in June 2024