New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Beer Cake II

"A wonderfully delicious chocolate cake with subtle beer overtone."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

servings 386 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

or

Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
{{city}}
Update Location
(uses your location)



  • offer photo
offer photo

May we suggest

ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream 2/3 cup butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add 2 eggs and 2 squares melted chocolate. Add flour mixture alternately with beer, buttermilk and cherry juice. Mix until smooth, then fold in cherries and chopped nuts. Pour batter into a 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
  4. To make frosting: in a large bowl, combine 2/3 cup butter, 1 egg, 4 squares melted chocolate, confectioners sugar and milk. Beat until smooth. Spread on top of cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 386 calories; 18.1 g fat; 55 g carbohydrates; 4.6 g protein; 51 mg cholesterol; 295 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes

Reviews

Read all reviews 13
  1. 13 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful positive review

Totally delicious and not too sweet! What kind of beer you use makes a difference here (guiness is prob the best choice) - I used a belgian-style white beer because it was what i had on hand, a...

Most helpful critical review

This was just ok. It nearly overflowed the pan and the flavors of cake and beer, delish as they both are, just don't go together for me. The beer did make it very light and fluffy, though.

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

Totally delicious and not too sweet! What kind of beer you use makes a difference here (guiness is prob the best choice) - I used a belgian-style white beer because it was what i had on hand, a...

The ingredients alone seem a bit suspect... even as you are making the batter!! How they marry to compliment one another in the end result is absolutely wonderful!!! Not too sweet, very moist an...

I used Sam Adams-Cherry Wheat beer since the recipe called for cherries, and it came out deliciously moist! I also used a cream cheese icing instead of the icing pvodied that worked wonderfully.

FANTASTIC Its a great "grown up" chokolate cake. Not to sweet. I could not get any cherrys so I bought jared cherrys, I dont think it made it any worse ! Will make again.!

Loved it! Next time I'd double the amount of cherries though .

I used milk chocolate, regular milk, and black cherries, and omitted the walnuts (Because that's what I had on hand). I also made them into cupcakes. The tops were a little over-done even at 45...

a real moist and delicious cake

A surprisingly mature chocolate cake. It was very popular when I served it to guests. :) I did tweak the recipe a little bit. I replaced cherries with a frozen assortment of berries, and also...

made this for some friends and they said they liked, especially after they found out there was beer in it.