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Cherry Stout Beer Brownies

Servings 9 brownies


  • ½ cup (114g) melted butter
  • 1 ½ cups (300g) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75g) stout beer
  • 3 large eggs
  • 6 weight ounce dark chocolate chips melted
  • 1 cup (120g) all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon (6g) salt
  • ¼ cup (25g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (130g) halved and pitted dark sweet cherries (like Bing cherries)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Add the melted butter and sugar to a mixing bowl, mix until well combined.
  • Stir in the beer and the eggs, mix until well combined.
  • Stir in the melted chocolate.
  • Sprinkle with flour, salt, and coco powder, mix until just combined.
  • Toss the cherries with cornstarch. Stir into the batter.
  • Pour into a pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick in the center returns with a few crumbs attached but it’s covered in batter.
  • Allow to cool and rest for one hour before removing from the pan and cutting into squares