Beer Cake with Caramel Frosting

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Beer Cake with Caramel Frosting

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Beer Cake with Caramel Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes



Show 16 Comments & Reviews

17 Spring Dinner Ideas

17 Spring Dinner Ideas


It’s that weird time of year that one day you’re grilling in the sunshine and the next you’re cuddling up with some comfort food. These spring-inspired recipes have you covered no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. Full of fresh produce, chock-full of flavor, and ideal for the grill, these Spring dinner ideas will […]

23 Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

23 Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes


Chicken thighs are a delicious option for your favorite chicken recipes. Not only are they easier to cook, but they also don’t dry out like chicken breasts, so they are tender and full of flavor. Plus, chicken thighs are more affordable than other cuts of chicken. Check out these 23 easy chicken thigh recipes to […]

20 Recipes You Can Make With Lime Juice

20 Recipes You Can Make With Lime Juice


Yes, limes are fantastic in a dessert. You can’t make a key lime pie without them. There’s something about the sweet and tangy combination our taste buds love. But, limes can also be used in dinner recipes. A little squeeze of this citrus will brighten up the flavors in the dish. Sweet and savory, we’ve […]