Double Chocolate Stout Cake


| 8/30/2011 1:53:03 PM


My daily ritual while working indoors on writing and cooking is to take a lunch break, just like other working people. When I do sit down for lunch I always turn on the Cooking Channel (a perk to working at home), usually promptly at 1 p.m. to watch an old episode of Julia Child.

Last week, I happened to catch “Chuck’s Day Off” about a professional chef in Canada somewhere (as best I reckon based on his accent), and what he likes to cook for friends on his day off. I don’t know if I was suffering from cravings or what, but everything the guy made just called my name. The episode was all about cooking with beer and he demonstrated beer-battered fish and chips with homemade tartar sauce (from homemade mayonnaise!). But what made me run to the kitchen was his Chocolate Stout Cakes. When I got there, I didn’t have any artisan bread handy, so I had to start it, then make the bread and the cake the next day. See my recipe and instructions for the bread here.
Here’s what I came up with based on his show:

Double Chocolate Stout CakeDouble Chocolate Stout Cake 

1 1/2 cups Double Chocolate Stout beer
(I used Young’s)

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream



1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar or sucanat



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