Great to see so many bottle shops in the North East now! The Two by Two Coffee Milk Stout was purchased on the opening weekend of NORD Bottle Shop in Whitley Bay, and works really well in cake form.

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Two by Two = 4 (Layer Cake)
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the icing
Instructions
  1. Heat the Coffee Milk Stout in a pan over a medium heat for 30-35 minutes, until the liquid has reduced to a 100ml syrup, then allow to cool
  2. Preheat oven to 170°C (Fan 150°) / gas mark 3
  3. Grease and line 4 x 20cm round cake tins
  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 50ml of the cooled beer reduction and beat until well combined
  7. Gradually add in the flour + baking powder, and stir until all combined
  8. Divide the mixture equally into the 4 cake tins
  9. Bake for 22 minutes, then cool all on a wire rack
  10. Mix all of the icing ingredients together and divide into 4 equal amounts
  11. Ice each layer (including the top)
  12. Sprinkle chocolate curls onto the top
  13. Allow the buttercream to set for 1 hour, then enjoy with some more of the Coffee Milk Stout
Recipe Notes

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE BEER:

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