Guinness Boiled Cake

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Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

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It might not seem like it at first glance, but Ireland and Nigeria have something in common. Both countries love Guinness. Some say the black stuff doesn’t taste right unless it’s brewed in Dublin, but I’m not sure they’ve tasted export Guinness brewed in Nigeria. Foreign Extra Stout, to give its full title, packs a stronger and more hoppy flavour at 7.5%. Like alcoholic treacle it makes fruit cake something special.

My granny would never have seen a bottle of the export Guinness in