Spice and Beer Cake

Spice and Beer Cake


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This is a quick and easy cake to make that includes cloves, cinnamon, allspice but most importantly beer. Afternoon tea for the boys.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 125g butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup (155g) brown sugar
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 cup (250ml) beer

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23x33cm cake tin.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, cloves, cinnamon, allspice, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat well.
  4. Add flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with beer and mix well to combine.
  5. Pour into the prepared cake tin and bake in the prepared oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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