Big Indian Beer Cake
  • 2 sticks butter or margarine 
  • 1 cup Big Indian Porter 
  • 3/4 cup Dutch-processs cocoa 
  • 3 eggs 
  • 1/2 cup sour cream 
  • 2 cups flour 
  • 2 cups sugar 
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • Procedure:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

    Grease 2 8-inch cake pans or 1 13x9 inch pan. Dust lightly with cocoa. Melt butter or margarine in saucepan, stir in cocoa and then the beer. Blend dry ingredients together and beat into beer/cocoa mizture for 1 minute. Add eggs and sour cream and beat for 2 minutes at high speed. Pour into pans, bake 25-30 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a rack for 10 minutes and remove from pan. Serve as is or top with whipped cream or favorite frosting. Enjoy! 

    Gloria Franconi 


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