This is a great dessert for St. Patty’s Day! Beer and Chocolate together might sound odd right? I’ll try it and let you know! 🙂

Rantings of an Amateur Chef

 Here is another post from Maggie. I first met Maggie back in 1988 when I was hired as a Resident Advisor at The Ohio State University. Maggie was the Hall Director, my boss and the zoo master for a staff of misfits that really blended into a high functioning team. While Maggie is not a member of the Gourmet Club I am in (the commute to Ohio might be rough), she made this in honor of the Irish theme for the Gourmet Club’s dinner this past weekend. Take a look.

I don’t have a drop of Irish blood in me, but hey – it’s March, St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and who doesn’t like cake and beer? I saw this gorgeous cake on the Real Simple magazine website a few months ago, and had to try it. I prefer cake to be pretty moist, so I’ve tweaked their original…

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One comment

  1. Love, love this recipe! I made this and accidentally doubled the chocolate in the batter, but like my friend Amy said, “This can’t be a bad thing”. Indeed, it wasn’t and the cake was a hit! I would have liked more ganache because there just didn’t seem to be enough of it. This is a keeper! Save this recipes for next St. Patrick’s day or whenever you have a chocolate craving.

    -Christine

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