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Chocolate Dessert Cake

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce (2 Squares)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Beer/Ale 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Softened butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Beer/Ale 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Grease and line 2 (8-inch) cake pans.
Melt chocolate; let cool.
Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and bicarbonate together.
Beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy.
Beat in eggs one at a time.
Add chocolate and flour mixture alternately with beer; beat well.
Fold in pecans.
Put into prepared pans.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes at 350 F.
Leave in pans to cool 5 minutes before turning out.
Make filling.
Beat butter and sugar until creamy.
Add beer and chocolate; beat well.
Chill until required.
To finish, sandwich cakes with half the filling; spread rest on top.
Decorate with extra pecans or whipped cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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