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Monday, 16 March 2015 12:22

Beer Cake

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Beer Cake Beer Cake Zemas Madhouse Foods

  • Ingredients:
    Beer Cake:
    Zemas Cocoa Teff Pancake & Waffle mix
    8 T. unsalted butter, at room temperature (dairy-free or regular)
    3 T. oil of choice (olive, grapeseed, coconut)
    1 ½ c. palm sugar (sugar of choice)
    ¼   c. cocoa powder
    2 t. pure vanilla extract
    3 eggs (egg replacer)
    1 ¼ c. Gluten-Free Beer (New Planet Raspberry Ale is our favorite)
    ¼ c. chocolate chips, melted (diary-free or regular)
    1 t. baking soda
    ½ t. baking powder
    ½ t. Salt
    1 ½ t. xanthan gum

    Beer Buttercream:
    ½ c. + 2 T. Gluten-Free Beer (New Planet Raspberry Ale is our favorite)
    1 ½ c. butter, room temperature (dairy-free or regular)
    4 c. powdered sugar, sifted
    ½ c. cocoa powder
    1 t. pure vanilla extract
    3 oz. chocolate chips, melted (dairy-free or regular)






  • Instructions:
    Preheat oven to 350 F.  Spray a 13 x 9 pan with non-stick cooking spray.

    In a bowl combine all the dry ingredients; set aside. 

    In the bowl of an electric mixer cream the butter, oil and sugar together.  Scrape down the bowl and add in the cocoa powder and vanilla. 

    Add the eggs to the bowl of the electric mixer, mixing after each addition. 

    Mix in the dry mixture and the beer, alternating after each addition. 

    Finally fold in the melted chocolate. 

    Pour batter out into prepared pan.  Bake for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 

    As the cake bakes, in the bowl of an electric mixer start the Beer Buttercream by creaming the butter. 

    Add in the powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, scraping down the bowl after each addition.

    Add in the cocoa powder and vanilla, and mix until thoroughly combined and again scrape down the bowl again with a spatula. 

    Add in the melted chocolate and mix.  Next, add in the beer, be careful to mix slowly as it may splash up.  

    Allow cake to cool before frosting with Beer Buttercream.

  • Cuisine: American (general)
  • Cooking method: Bake
  • Special ingredients: no dried fruits, no fresh / raw fruits that don't get cooked by the end of the recipe, no beans / legumes / pulses, no meat / poultry
  • Just right for...: Crowds/parties, Winter favorites, Holiday Sweets & Treats
  • Top 8 allergens?: gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, fish-free, shellfish-free, nut-free, peanut-free
  • Active/prep time: 0-15 minutes
  • Total time (inc active/prep): 30-45 minutes
  • Substitution ideas: Can be made dairy-free by using dairy-free butter and chocolate chips.
    Can be made egg-free by using egg replacer.
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