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Chocolate Stout Cake

In Uncategorized on September 26, 2010 at 3:45 pm

And look at this, I’m back as promised, bearing a recipe in hand!  (In some really good news, I found another batch of pictures that was lurking…but it was a bit of a disaster, so I’m not sure if I’ll share them with you now, or if I’ll wait, try the recipe again, and share later…we’ll see how desperate I get).

It was between this cake and the chocolate zucchini cake when my mom had to decide what she wanted me to bake her for her birthday this year – while the chocolate zucchini cake won out, this is a cake that’s very tough to beat.  It may be my current favorite cake (I mean, I get to sip beer while I make it, so who’s complaining?).  It’s rich, moist, and divine.  It’s also a little bit tricky, so I’ve experimented with several different things to make it as fool-proof and easy as possible.  This is also, in no way, a one or two bowl recipe.  This recipe is a “You’d better have all of your ingredients, pay a dishwasher for the day, and put on an apron” recipe, and as much as I love it, you definitely want to be prepared before walking into this one.

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