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Christmas Spiced Chocolate Beer Cake

If I felt that this cake could have handled one more adjectives in the title, I would have called it: Non Traditional Rustic Christmas Spiced Chocolate Beer Cake with a Chai Tea Glaze…! Its non traditional in the sense that it is chocolate instead of fruit, its quick with simple ingredients and rustic in its nature. Sometimes its just nice to not make a big fuss, but know that your cake will turn out great none the less. I served this cake up for our annual Christmas party last weekend, and its no fuss rustic good looks seemed to go down a treat. This recipe features Christmas beer, which seems very fitting, as we have just returned home from Copenhagen where we attempted to sample as many Christmas beers as possible. If Christmas beer isn’t on hand, any dark ale will suffice. ____________________________________________________ Batter: 470 ml Christmas Beer or Dark Ale 180g unsalted butter, plus more for the tin 85g organic pure cocoa powder 3 cloves 3 cardamoms 1 tsp cinnamon 65g whole wheat flour …