100 Ways to Use Beer in Food and Drinks: #14 Cake

Upon skimming through the latest version of Cooking Light, we fell upon a “breads” section—correction—“quick breads” section. You’re wondering why I’d be skimming through Cooking Light? The gf has a subscription and you do know I’m watching my girlish figure… Anyway, we decided to go with the maple stout “quick bread” recipe since I had some of my homebrew stouts left.

But first: I’ve come to the conclusion that the jerks at Cooking Light have some gall to call this thing bread…er “quick bread.” I have no f’ing clue what the hell quick bread is, but this thing is cake…and I’m proud of it. I’m not doing research on what quick bread is either—I don’t want to know. Okay, now we can move on.

I got out my Vanilla Cafe Con Leche Stout and we started baking. Typically, when the two of us do some form of cooking/baking, there is an ample amount of bickering  (and in my case, exaggerated *sighs*) occurring.  However, this time we did well as a team; I had a good feeling about this.

The cake came out really well, with rave reviews from the fam. Probably the best of these cooking with beer recipes to date.  I claim fame to this recipe for two reasons:

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100 Ways to Cook Hazelnuts

Ah, the hazelnut, also known as the filbert or cob nut (please, don’t call it a cob nut, that’s weird). Some may think, “Oh, hazelnuts? You mean Nutella?” Yes, the Italian chocolate-hazelnut spread is undeniably delicious, but no, hazelnuts weren’t born in a jar. Here at Endless Simmer we are determined to open your minds (and mouths!) The noble hazelnut is a delightful component of many of our favorite fall recipes, both sweet and savory. From pasta to salad to pastry, to hazelnut pizza and hazelnut-crusted fried brie, hazelnuts can do it all!

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Brown Butter Glazed Carrots with Toasted Hazelnuts Hazelnut toffee chocolate chip cookies
Hazelnut, Chocolate, & Brown Butter Cake Salted Hazelnut Creme Brulee Green Lentil Salad With Baby Spinach And Goat Cheese Tuscan olive oil biscotti
Israeli cous cous with hazelnuts, figs and feta Sweet Potato Ravioli with Oregano-Hazelnut Pesto Hazelnut Pasta with Mushroom Sauce
Roasted Butternut Squash and Hazelnut Pizza Chocolate Hazelnut Baklava Pumpkin Tortellini in Brown Butter Sauce with Figs and Toasted Hazelnuts Hazelnut Chocolate Cookies
Date and Hazelnut Cake Strawberry Hazelnut Salad Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Spiced Hazelnut Hummus
Dijon-Hazelnut Encrusted Beef Medallions Roasted Hazelnut Hot Chocolate Zucchini and Hazelnut Salad Hazelnut Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Linzer Hearts Hazelnut Waffles Huckleberry Pie with Hazelnut Streusel Raw Food Fettuccine with Hazelnut-Basil Pesto
Rustic Peach Tart Nutello Gelato Salted Cocoa Roasted Nuts Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Hazelnut Meringues Squash, Chorizo & Hazelnut Pasta Celeriac and Lentils with Hazelnut and Mint Rickety Uncles
Soba Rolls with Hazelnuts and Black Sesame Sauce Broccoli Pesto with Cannellini Beans Hedgehog Cupcakes Maple-Hazelnut Brûléed Oatmeal
Quinoa, Asparagus and Shitake Salad Broccoli, Hazelnut & Cranberry Salad Hazelnut Shortbread
Kale Salad with Apples and Hazelnuts Braided Hazelnut Bread Salmon of Knowledge
Dessert Panini Hazelnut Crackers Apricots with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts Cookie Pizza
Nutty Carrot Sandwich Apple Muffins with Caramelized Hazelnuts Roasted Beets with Duck Confit Lentil Feta Salad
Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Creamy Hazelnut Soup Chocolate Hazelnut Granola
Roasted Hazelnut Challah Warm Mushroom Salad Basil Hazelnut Cakelettes Chocolate and Hazelnut Semifreddo
Hazelnut Simple Syrup Creamy Zucchini and Hazelnut Pasta Quinoa Lemon Risotto Pear and Hazelnut Flatbread
Hazelnut Cappuccino Rice Pudding Butternut Squash, Apple and Hazelnut Risotto Almond Hazelnut Biscotti Cheesecake Grilled Kale Salad
Meringue Cake with Strawberry Cinnamon Cream Hazelnut Bread Pudding Autumn Harvest Salad Hazelnut and Wild Mushroom Soup
Hazelnut Gremolata Butternut Squash and Marscapone Ravioli Fresh Nutella Pudding Hazelnut Plum Pie
Fig and Hazelnut Tart Hazelnut and Quinoa Stuffed Squash Walnut and Hazelnut Pesto with Farro Spaghetti Crostini with Brie, Caramelized Apples, and Hazelnuts
Butternut Squash Lasagna Hazelnut Cappuccino Cupcakes Homemade Granola Bars Pollo en Pepitoria
Kitchen Sink Crisp Green Beans with Garam Masala and Hazelnuts Maple Hazelnut Butter Tart Squares Garlic Zucchini and Fava Dip
Persimmon Salad Vegan Hazelnut Ice Cream Hazelnut and Thyme Cream Tarts Black Olive and Hazelnut Tapenade
Roasted Hazelnut Cream Sauce Hazelnut Encrusted Brie Butterscotch Pots de Creme with Hazelnut Praline Kale, Blood Orange, and Hazelnut Salad

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