Saturday, January 2, 2010

Stella Artois Walnut Ginger Cake

Stella Artois Walnut Ginger Cake
A Rich Dark Tasty Gingerbread with the consistancy of a Brownie
There is no chocolate in it but tastes almost like you are eating chocolate because of the richness!

1 cup Stella Artois Beer
1 c. molasses
1/2 Tbsp. Baking Soda


3 Lg Eggs
1 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. olive or other oil
2 c. flour

1 1/2 teasp. Baking Powder
1 teasp. cinnamon
1/2 teasp. nutmeg
1/2 teasp. Allspice
2+ Tbsp. Grated Fresh Ginger

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
Prepare a Loaf or Bundt Pan by spraying with Pam or other oil

In a large metal bowl or saucepan combine the beer and molasses and heat, Turn off heat and add Baking Soda. It will foam up. Allow to sit for a few minutes and foam will subside.

Combine flour, spices, and Baking Powder. Combine egg and beer/mollasses mixture. Then add flour and spices

Combine eggs, oils, and sugars in a separate bowl. At the end whisk in nuts and fresh ginger. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. The batter will be thin. Bake for 1 hour. Do not open oven or cake may fall. Cool on wire rack. Delicious with Whipped Cream or Vanilla Ice Cream
grated gingerchopped walnuts
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