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Dave's Garden Cookbook: German Beer Cake

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

German Beer Cake

By flowox

Category: Cakes, Cheesecakes and Icings

1 cup crisco shortening
2 cups lt brown sugar
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp allspice
2 tsp baking soda
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup chopped dates or raisins
2 8-oz cans cold beer

Cream shortening sugar and add and blend in eggs. Combine dry ingredients and mix well into creamed ingredients. Stir in last the nuts, dates and cold beer and mix well.

Place into a greased tube pan or 2 loaf pans. Bake 350 for 1 hour and 20 minutes or tested done. When cold, sift on powdered sugar.

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