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Beer Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Beer Cake, by , is from Breid Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeff Leinweber
Added: Friday, March 10, 2006


2 c brown sugar
1 c shortening
2 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
2 c dates
3 c flour
1/2 c cherries
1 c nuts
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp allspice
2 tsp cloves
2 c beer


1 box powdered sugar
1/2 c margarine or butter
12 oz cream cheese
1 tbsp vanilla

Mix ingredients thoroughly and pour into a 9 X 13 inch pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350 for 50 minutes.

Frosting: Beat well. It seems thick from the beginning but keep beating until smooth.




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