Open wide and say yum! One of our facebook friends posted that he was about to make his favorite birthday cake, Sprecher Black Bavarian Dark Chocolate Cake, using a recipe created by his wife. We hope you’ll try it and let us know what you think.

Happy Birthday and thank you Eric Friedrich for sharing this recipe; thank you Dahlia Fredrich for creating this yumderful cake and icing.

SPRECHER BLACK BAVARIAN DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE

 Ingredients:

2 CUPS SUGAR

1 3/4 CUPS ALL PURPOSE FLOUR

3/4 CUP HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK COCOA

1 1/2 TSP BAKING POWDER

1 1/2 TSP BAKING SODA

1 TSP SALT

2 EGGS

1 CUP WHOLE MILK

1/2 CUP VEGETABLE OIL

2 TSP VANILLA EXTRACT

1 CUP SPRECHER BLACK BAVARIAN BEER

 Cooking Instructions:

1. HEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES. GREASE/ FLOUR 13X9 INCH PAN.

2. STIR TOGETHER THE SUGAR, FLOUR, COCOA, BAKING POWDER, BAKING SODA AND SALT

    IN MIXING BOWL.  ADD EGGS, MILK, OIL, AND VANILLA.  BEAT ON MEDIUM SPEED 2 MINUTES.

    TAKE ONE CUP OF BLACK BAVARIAN BEER AND BOIL IN SMALL POT.  STIR INTO CAKE MIX.

    POUR BATTER INTO PAN.

3. BAKE 35-40 MINUTES

4. AFTER CAKE HAS COOLED, BRUSH 1/4 CUP OF BLACK BAVARIAN BEER ON TOP OF CAKE

 

 SPRECHER BLACK BAVARIAN DARK CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

Ingredients

 1 CUP SOLID WHITE VEGETABLE SHORTENING

1 TSP VANILLA

1/2 CUP BLACK BAVARIAN BEER

16 OZ. CONFECTIONER’S SUGAR (4-5 CUPS)

1 TBSP WILTON MERINGUE POWDER

PINCH OF SALT

3/4 CUP HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK COCOA

Instructions:

 1. CREAM SHORTENING, FLAVOR AND BEER.

2. ADD DRY INGREDIENTS AND MIX ON MEDIUM SPEED UNTIL ALL INGREDIENTS HAVE BEEN

    THOROUGHLY MIXED TOGETHER.  BLEND AN ADDITIONAL MINUTE OR SO UNTIL CREAMY