Tagged chocolate

Adventures in Beer Cooking: Oatmeal Stout Cupcakes

Continuing my experiments making desserts using beer, I baked stout cupcakes using Dave Lieberman’s recipe, from FoodNetwork.com (I’ve included it below). While his recipe calls for Guinness, I decided that I was going to use Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout. We had a bottle left from when I made truffles. I mixed up the dry ingredients and set them aside as indicated. I poured the stout in the mixer and added vanilla extract. The recipe calls for melted butter, so I melted a stick on the stove, poured it directly into the beer/vanilla mixture and went to gather eggs from the…

Black Chocolate Stout Truffles

Today I made chocolate truffles with Brooklyn Brewery Black Chocolate Stout. It was a good day. I came across this recipe while perusing beer photos on Pinterest (follow me! I have a beer board!). I didn’t completely trust the recipe because it called for 3 tablespoons of beer. What kind of beer? That’s not specific enough for me, ┬áso I consulted Giada De Laurentiis’s balsamic chocolate truffle recipe that I’ve made in the past. They were very similar, so I just figured I’d sub in beer for balsamic vinegar. Since the main ingredient of the recipe was chocolate, I thought…

Pick of the Weekend: Founders Breakfast Stouts at The Ginger Man

Starting at 12:30pm on Saturday, November 5 you can try all the Founders Breakfast Stouts The Ginger Man at 11 East 36th St. Breakfast Stout, Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS), and Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS) will be served. The event will showcase what Founders has been able to do by taking the Breakfast Stout, which is chocolately, roasty, and full of coffee flavors, and aging it in different barrels. The KBS is cave aged in oak bourbon barrels and the CBS is aged in bourbon barrels that were last used for aging pure maple syrup. It’s rare to see this whole…