Beer Cake With Streusel Topping

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by dreamerPrue

This is an old recipe from my Mum. The beer doesn't make it bitter, it gives it a nice yeasty taste and the streusel finishes it off nicely. There's always a little beer left over for the cook too!

Top Review by Australian Wife - L

I have to rate this as it is one of my all time favourite cakes. growing up it was my dads favourite too. the only difference is i don't like currants and i make sure the beer is really flat. i love making this for people as they are so suprised!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sifted flour, sugar and dried fruit.
  2. Add beaten eggs and melted butter and mix it all together.
  3. Gradually add the beer mixing it in as you go.
  4. Pour cake batter into lined or greased cake tin 9"x13".
  5. To make the streusel combine the three ingredients and mix well.
  6. Using your fingers, crumble the streusel topping evenly over the cake batter. Gently press it in a little.
  7. Cook in moderate oven (180c) for 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

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