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Carlsberg Beer Coffee Cake




Happy New Year everyone!  Packed with walnuts, dates and cinnamon fragrance, this coffee cake gets it leavening from beer.  Soft and moist, this is great for breakfast as well as for tea!  Something boozy to usher in the Year 2013!   








Recipe for Carlsberg Beer Coffee Cake


    Ingredients
  •  12 oz plain flour                                          
  •   9 oz brown sugar
  •   8 oz butter
  •   2 eggs
  •   2  tsp bicarbonate of soda
  •   1.1/2  tsp cinnamon
  •   2 oz lightly roasted chopped walnuts
  •   5 oz pitted chopped dates
  •   a pinch of salt
  •   2 cups beer
  •   Icing sugar  (optional)
Method
  1. Sift flour with baking powder, salt, cinnamon set aside.  Dust the dates with some of this mixture.
  2. Cream butter with brown sugar till smooth and creamy.
  3. Add in eggs one at a time, mix well.
  4. Fold in  flour alternatively with the beer, blend well.
  5. Stir in walnuts and dates, mix well, scrapping from the bottom and sides of  the mixing bowl.
  6. Spoon batter into a  well greased and flour dusted 10 cup Bundt pan.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg C for 1 hr. 10 mins. till brown, test with a skewer till it comes out clean.  
  8. Let cake stand in pan for about 20 mins. before unmoulding and letting it cool completely on a wire rack.
  9. Dust with icing sugar, if desired.


Wishing each and everyone of you a wonderful 2013!


Comments

  1. Wishing you a Happy New Year and all the best in 2013!
    WOW... another boozy cake! So perfect for the New Year celebration :)

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  2. Another yummy beer cake! You really do have a lot of stock at home :) Wishing you a happy new year!

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    1. I'm finished with beer, looking at recipes with other alcohol!! Happy New Year to you and your family too!

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  3. Happy New Year to you, Cheah! This makes a wonderful new year cake too! i was also thinking cooking something with beer..:)

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    1. Happy New Year to you too, Lena. Yes, something boozy for the New Year.

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  4. Happy New Year and may 2013 will bring you more ideas/ recipes to try.

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    1. Happy New Year to you too, Mary! Hope so, something to keep the brain cells working!

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  5. Your beer cake looks really moist....would love to try a piece if I may:) Have a good weekend!

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  6. I've made beer bread before and we loved it. This tasty cake will go over even better I'm sure.

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  7. Dear Cheah

    Carlsberg and coffee?? Who would have thought! It looks delicious though.

    Wishing you and your family an awesome 2013!

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  8. Hi Cheah, You are a blessing and inspiration to me! I tried
    The apricot n sultana cake, it's fantastic. Today I made the Sarsi chicken wings. My family loved it. Thanks so much for your generosity to share. I will try this beer cake.
    By the way, I could not find your recipe using the Ipoh Salted Chicken Spices Mix HERBALTON black pepper. Can I get the Mix from JB?
    Thanks again.
    Pauline

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    1. Glad to hear that you've been trying my recipes, more so when your family loved it!

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  9. Hi Cheah, I got your baked salted chicken recipe! I searched again and found it! Sorry to ask you.

    Pauline

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    1. Hi Pauline, for a moment I thought that recipe was MIA!

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  10. Hmmm...miss having my own bake goodie so much. Haven't been baking much lately. Hope I can have some of yours.
    Kristy

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  11. Happy New Year Cheah! Wow! This coffee cakes looks so tempting & love the combos! Bookmarking this recipe as I LOVE coffee cakes! YUM! ;)

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