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Cooking with craft beer
Brew up a batch of yummy cupcakes
 
Published Thursday, April 24, 2014
by Brandpoint

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup Samuel Adams Boston Lager

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

2. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda in a medium bowl. Beat together butter, sugar and cocoa powder in a large mixing bowl. Add in eggs and mix until thoroughly combined. Slowly incorporate dry ingredients until well combined. Pour in water and beer and finish by adding salt. Stir until mixture is smooth and there are no lumps.

3. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners. Pour approximately 3 to 4 oz into each cupcake. Bake in oven at 325 degrees for approximately 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Ingredients for Buttercream Frosting:

3 cups confectioners' sugar

1 cup butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon whipping cream

2 tablespoons Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Preparation

1. In a standing mixer, whisk together sugar and butter. Mix on low speed until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.

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