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bolo de cereveja - beer cake - portugal

a recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

This recipe is submitted for play in CQ3 – Azores. It is another wonderful recipe by Ana Patuleia Ortins. Ana states that light or regular beer works equally well, so please use your favorite. It sounds interesting, I have posted it for all the beer lovers out there.

serves 10 - 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bolo de cereveja - beer cake - portugal

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup beer
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

How To Make bolo de cereveja - beer cake - portugal

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, using the high speed of an electric mixer or mixing by hand, beat the sugar with the butter, until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • 3
    Beat in the egg yolks, at medium speed, until the ingredients are fluffy and pale yellow, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Pour in the beer, mixing to blend, then add the flour and the baking powder, mix thoroughly 1 minute.
  • 5
    In a separate bowl, using clean beaters, beat the egg whites until stiff, then gently fold the beaten whites into the batter.
  • 6
    Pour into a lightly greased and floured 10-inch tube pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes, until a wooden skewer comes out clean and the cake springs back when lightly pressed with your finger.
  • 7
    Cool 5 minutes before removing from the pan.
  • 8
    Serve either warm or at room temperature and enjoy!

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