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Full Fathom Fairy Cakes

To celebrate North Brewing Co‘s win at The Publican Awards 2017, these miniature cakes were created, using Full Fathom 5 Coffee Coconut Porter.

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Full Fathom Fairy Cakes
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
To decorate
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
To decorate
Instructions
  1. Heat the Full Fathom 5 in a pan over a medium heat for 30-35 minutes, until the liquid has reduced to a 50ml syrup, then allow to cool
  2. Preheat oven to 170°C (Fan 150°) / gas mark 3
  3. Put 50 mini cake cases onto baking trays
  4. Mix sugar + butter in a mixer until light and creamy
  5. Add the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla extract
  6. Add the cooled beer reduction and beat until well combined
  7. Gradually add in the flour + baking powder, and stir until all combined
  8. Spoon 1 tsp. of the mixture into each of the mini cake cases
  9. Bake for 10 minutes + allow to cool on a wire rack
  10. Mix all of the icing ingredients together, place in a piping bag and swirl onto the top of each cake
  11. Sprinkle each cake with desiccated coconut
  12. Allow to cool, then try not to scoff them all!
Recipe Notes

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE BEER:

  • Brewery: North Brewing Co., Leeds
  • Beer: Full Fathom 5 (coffee coconut porter)
  • Abv: 6.5%
  • Description: This a full-bodied indulgent Porter. Toasted coconut was used at the end of the boil, and ‘dry coconuted’ in the fermenter. Single origin Rwandan coffee beans from North Star coffee roasters are used too.
  • Want to buy some? Amazon is your friend
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Pompelmocello & Lemon Loaf

The first baking + beer blog post, and the website’s first recipe too…Siren Craft Brew have been a firm favourite for a while, so it was great to discover Pompelmocello on the shelves of Champion Bottles & Taps earlier this month!

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Pompelmocello & Lemon Loaf
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (Fan 160°) / gas mark 4 Mix lemon zest, sugar + butter, and beat until well combined Add the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla extract Add the lemon juice, reduced beer + olive oil, and beat until well combined Gradually add in the flour + baking powder, and stir until all combined Pour into a large loaf tin (greased or lined) Bake for 35 minutes, or until cake is golden brown Allow to cool, then mix the beer + icing sugar to form a thick paste + pour across the top Allow icing to set before serving
Recipe Notes

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE BEER:

  • Brewery: Siren Craft Brew, Berkshire
  • Beer: Pompelmocello Sour IPA
  • Abv: 6%
  • Description: Pompelmocello is a sour, tart and juicy IPA, bursting with grapefruit zest, grapefruit juice, and the most grapefruity hop profile they can muster. It also contains lactose for a slightly creamy mouthfeel and sweet edge
  • Want to buy some? Head over to Siren Craft Brew’s webshop
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