Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is by far the best homemade chocolate cake I have ever had....thanks Vickie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix flour and sugar in a large bowl-set aside.
  3. Mix butter, cocoa, and Ale 8.
  4. Bring to a boil, but do not boil.
  5. Pour hot mixture over flour and sugar.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add buttermilk, eggs, soda, and vanilla.
  8. Beat until smooth then add marshmallows.
  9. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Topping.
  11. Mix together 4 oz of Ale 8, butter, cocoa.
  12. Bring to a boil.
  13. Pour over confectioner's sugar.
  14. Beat until smooth.
  15. Pour over cake while hot.
Most Helpful

4 5

This is very good cake, we enjoyed it. It won't satisfy a cronic chocoholic but it will give to the sweet tooth. Thankyou for a real good cake. I made this for Pick a Chef 08