Beer Cake with Caramel Frosting

Barbara Pendley

By
@Barbee

This is from another cooking site, and is a wonderful cake. The Caramel frosting will lend itself well to other cake recipes.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
brown sugar
1 c
shortening, (not oil)
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
salt
3 c
flour
12 oz
good quality beer, not a light beer

CARAMEL FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, not margarine, melt butter slowly
1 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
milk
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
powered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar and shortening together, add beaten eggs.
2
In another bowl sift flour, spices, soda and salt together.
3
Add flour and beer alternately to the sugar mixture. Starting and ending with the flour mixture. Beat well.
4
Pour into a prepared bundt pan and bake at 350 degrees for about an hour or until cake tester comes out clean.
5
Frost with the caramel frosting or it is also very good left plain.
6
NOTE: Dates and or nuts can also be added to this cake. I added pecans to mine.
7
CARAMEL FROSTING
8
Combine butter and brown sugar in a sauce pan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar disolves.
9
Add milk and bring to a boil. Stiring not to let stick or burn.
10
Remove from heat and cool slightly. Add powdered sugar and beat to a smooth spreading consistency.
11
Spread on cool cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes