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Dark beer and yogurt cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and place in a pot. Add the brown beer and place over low heat. Wait until the butter melts, then stir and remove from heat.
  • Add the cocoa powder and beat with a hand whisk until it dissolves.
  • Transfer to a baking pan and set aside to cool.
  • In a mixer, beat the 2 eggs and yogurt and sugar, using the whisk attachment, until fluffy. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon vanilla extract and beat for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove the mixer's bowl and add the butter-cocoa powder mixture. Whisk by hand until completely combined.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  • Add them to the bowl and stir just to combine. Do not overmix so the mixture doesn't lose its volume.
  • Grease a 22-23 cm cake pan and dust with some cocoa powder (instead of flour).
  • Transfer mixture to pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside for 5 minutes in the pan. Then turn out on to a wire rack and allow to cool completely.

For the glaze

  • Finely chop the chocolate couverture and put in a bowl along with the heavy cream. 
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and heat in a microwave for 1-2 minutes set at 800 watts until the chocolate melts.
  • Stir with a spatula until the mixture is completely combined.
  • Pour over cake and sprinkle with pistachios.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
39 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
26 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
51 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
16 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
19 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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