Category Archives: Cake

Amarula Chocolate Stout Cake

I celebrated my birthday earlier this week, and cake ranks high among the many things that I love about birthdays. In Germany, you are expected to bring a cake to work on your birthday. I absolutely love baking cakes, so … Continue reading

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Porter Chocolate Party Cake with Coconut Cream and Cacao Nibs

If you need some dessert inspiration to get you through your Monday, here it is. I made this cake for a party over the weekend, and I’m really sad that it is already gone. Cakes baked with beer are simultaneously … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Stout Apple Cake

Do you have a go-to dessert recipe? This apple cake from Biggirlssmallkitchen.com is one of mine. I first made it a few years ago for a dinner with friends, and I fell in love with the moist, not-too sweet cake … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lambic Cupcakes with Cocoa Buttermilk Buttercream

These cupcakes are GOOD. As you have probably noticed, I love baking with beer. I wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day using beer, and decided to go with something pink…a raspberry lambic. Lambics are sour beers fermented with fruit. … Continue reading

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A Celebratory Dessert for the New Year: “Fallen Chocolate Cake”

For New Year’s Eve last year, I made the most delicious chocolate cake to bring to a friend’s party. I found the recipe on bonappetit.com, called fallen chocolate cake. It makes a dense, fudgey, insanely chocolaty cake topped with fluffy … Continue reading

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Lightened Oatmeal Stout Gingerbread with Chocolate Stout Glaze

Gingerbread is the quintessential Christmas dessert. Whether you prefer it in cookie or cake form, its dark crumb and warm spicy flavors are perfect during the winter chill. You may  have noticed that I have a thing for desserts made … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Speculoos Cookie Crust

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. Perhaps it’s because I love an excuse to eat candy (although I always make sure to go for a long-ish run on Halloween), or because planning costumes is so much fun. … Continue reading

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