Chocolate Cake with Porter

Danes are a beer drinking nation. They drink more beer than wine and they even made food with beer – desserts too. A good porter is fantastic with a chocolate cake. The cake is made with porter and gives the cake a let bitter taste. Good for people who don’t like their cakes too sweet.

Chocolate Cake with Porter

8 dessert servings

5 oz ./150 g butter

5 oz./150 g chocolate

1 cup/60 grams flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ cup/30 grams cacao

3 eggs

½ cup /4 fl. oz. porter or another dark beer

Garnish: 2 cups heavy cream, whipped with 1-2 tbps. confectionery suger

3 oz./90 grams dark chocolate, shaved or cut with a sharp knife

Preheat oven to 350 °F.

To make cake, melt butter and chocolate in a pot. Bland flour, baking powder, vanilla extract and cacao in a bowl, pour butter/chocolate and stir until blended. Come eggs in and stir until blended. Add porter, stir a few times and pour into a buttered baking dish. Bake cake 25 minutes.

To serve, let cake cool completely before placing whipped cream and garnishing med shaved chocolate .

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