Hi there! Hope you had a great holiday! We had no snow here--I feel a bit cheated. Do you think I can get a refund on my vacation time? ;)
Here's a bit of recipe revisited. The open house for the curling club came up again, and since my Eight-Ender Stout Cake seemed so popular last year, I decided to make it again. But this time, I frosted it with vanilla malt frosting, which really brought out the boozy qualities of this dense cake!
And look! I'm using a new bowl! I got a set of new mixing bowls from an Internet Secret Santa exchange I participated in. Thanks, Secret Santa!
Eight-Ender Stout Cake.
I'm secretly five years old.
But that's okay! Even a five year old would enjoy this moist, dense cake (I know mine did!) I didn't think it could get any better than with the Vanilla Bean Frosting--but I was wrong. Malt makes all the difference! Try it yourself!
Recipe: Vanilla Malt Frosting
1 1/2 sticks butter, softened
2 1/2 c. powdered sugar
3/4 c. malt powder
1/2 c. half and half
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. salt
In a large bowl, cream butter until soft. Gradually add powdered sugar and malt powder until completely incorporated. Add half and half, vanilla, and salt; whip until combined and frosting is light and fluffy. Spread on cooled cake.