Bacon Guinness Chocolate Pancakes with a Frothy Whipped Cream Head and Guinness Chocolate Syrup from Closet Cooking

Guinness brings out the chocolate flavour in a stack of these  chocolate pancakes with bacon topped with a frothy head of whipped cream and Guinness chocolate syrup.

Servings: makes 2 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons Guinness or other Irish stout
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 strips bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces and cooked (optional)
  • 1/2 cup heavy/whipping cream, whipped with 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Guinness chocolate syrup - link this
  1. Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Mix the Guinness, egg and butter in another large bowl.
  3. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients along with the bacon.
  4. Heat a pan over medium heat and melt a touch of butter (or bacon grease) in it.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of the mixture into the pan and cook until the surface starts to bubble and the bottom is golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until the bottom is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Repeat for the remaining batter.
  7. Serve in a stack topped with a head of frothy whipped cream and Guinness chocolate syrup.