Chocolate Root Beer Pound Cake

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IngredientsCake Cocolate Root Beer

Cake

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup favorite root beer
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs, room temperature

Root beer white chocolate frosting

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces root beer, reduced to 1/3 cup
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

For the cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Grease and flour a 9 x 5” loaf pan with butter
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder and salt.
  4. Slowly whisk in the root beer and set aside
  5. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the vanilla and the eggs one at a time
  6. Add ⅓ flour mixture, alternating with the root beer. Continue until all is combined ending with root beer
  7. Pour the batter into prepared loaf pan. Bake for about 50 – 60 minutes. Remove the cake and allow to cool for about 45 minutes
  8. Top with the root beer white chocolate frosting

For the root beer white chocolate frosting

  1. Whip together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Using a rubber spatula stirring the white chocolate making sure it is smooth
  3. Stir in the vanilla, reduced root beer and cloves until well blended

Helpful hint

Remember to have all ingredients at room temperature

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