Author/Submitted by: Women First magazine, 3/18/91,
Stout or dark beet
Heat oven to 350~. Butter and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan. Combine flour, soda, salt and spices. Beat oil, molasses, sugar and eggs until well-combined. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Beat in stout. Pour into prepared pan. Bake until cake pulls away from sides of pan, 40-45 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. remove from pan and cool completely. Dust with confectioner's sugar.
This dark spicy cake is reminiscent of gingerbread. Serve it with whipped cream if you like, but it has an excellent moist texture and robust flavor unadorned.