Beer cake is a cake prepared using beer as a primary ingredient, and
other typical cake ingredients. Chocolate beer cakes may include
stout and chocolate stout beer, and some gingerbread cakes include
beer in their preparation. The
Rabha tribe in India uses a type of
beer cake prepared with rice to create rice beer and fotika, a liquor.
Beer cake variations exist, such as root beer cake.
2 Bolo de cerveja
4 Rice-beer cake
Root beer cake
6 See also
8 Further reading
The beer used in a beer cake may impart a yeasty flavor to the
cake. The icing on a beer cake may also be prepared using beer as a
Stout and chocolate stout beer is sometimes
used in the preparation of chocolate beer cakes.
Preparation variations also exist, such as using fruit in beer cake's
preparation, such as blueberries. A technique is to muddle fruit in
a glass, to which beer is added, and the resulting mixture is then
used as an ingredient in the batter of the cake. Fruit may also be
used to garnish a beer cake.
Bolo de cerveja
Beer cake in Brazil and Portugal may be referred to as "Bolo de
Some gingerbread cakes are prepared as beer cakes with the addition of
beer; the beer can serve to enhance the flavor and richness of the
cake. In gingerbread cakes, use of a dark beer may increase the
cake's flavor by complementing the spices used in the dish.
Conversely, the use of various beer styles has the potential to a
decrease the quality of a gingerbread cake. For example, the use of
a lager can create a bitter cake, and use of a stout may imbue too
much heaviness to the cake.
Rabha tribe in the Goalpara district, State of Assam, India,
commonly refers to rice-beer cake as bakhor, phap or surachi, where it
is used to create rice beer, known as choko, which may then distilled
to create a liquor called fotika. The rice-beer cake is prepared
using rice that has been ground into a paste and several plants, which
is mixed with cooked rice and previously prepared rice-beer cake. A
type of cylindrical bamboo net called a janthi is placed inside of a
vessel known as a jonga, and the rice-beer cake is placed in the jonga
outside of where the janthi is placed. The jonga is carefully
sealed with banana leaf that has been warmed by fire, and the mixture
sits to ferment. After aging, the liquid in the janthi is drinkable
as a rice beer. To create the fotika liquor, the liquid in the
janthi has additional rice cake and water added to it, and it then
sits to age some more. After this time, the mixture is then distilled
to create the potent fotika liquor. People of the Rabha tribe
believe that fotika has curative properties for people with
Root beer cake
Root beer cake is a type of beer cake prepared using root beer as a
primary ingredient. Preparations of root beer may be
non-alcoholic or alcoholic.
Beer can chicken
List of cakes
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Beer Cake". The Gourmet's Guide to Cooking
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List of cakes
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Gooey butter cake
Black Forest cake
Flourless chocolate cake
German chocolate cake
Molten chocolate cake
Jewish apple cake
Hot milk cake
Maria Luisa cake
Smith Island Cake
Kürtőskalács (Chimney cake)
Boston cream pie
Lady Baltimore cake
Paper wrapped cake
Red velvet cake
Tres leches cake
Walnut and coffee cake
Angel food cake
Date and walnut loaf
Bûche de Noël
Rosca de reyes
Marry girl cake
Pan de Pascua
Pop out cake
Better than sex cake
Ice cream cake