Prairie Beer Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Matti

Moist and tasty - even better several days later!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cream shortening until soft in a large bowl. Gradually add sugar, creaming until light and fluffy. Add eggs and mix well.
  3. Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and spices together. Reserve about 2 tablespoons. Beat the rest into the batter.
  4. Slowly add beer and blend thoroughly; it may foam while beating.
  5. Using reserved flour-spice mixture, toss fruits and nuts until lightly coated. Fold into batter, blending thoroughly.
  6. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10" tube pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; then carefully turn out of pan to cool completely. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  9. Serve plain, dusted with powdered sugar or with a lemon glaze.

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