Black beer brownies with cinnamon topping, dried fruit compote and pumpernickel crunch.

"P apa, dad! Mama made beer in the cake !! "The man hurries up with quick strides and cloudy forehead. "Everything ok here?", He wants to know and stares doubtfully at the bottle in my hand, which hovers over the mixing bowl. "Of course, honey. That has to be so. "I beam in and give a small shot of black beer to the chocolate sauce. The man shudders. And looks stressed neutral. Anyway, when he thinks I'm going too far in the kitchen.

But I'm sure it will be delicious: very dark, juicy chocolate with a tart touch, creamy topping with a touch of cinnamon and sweet dried fruit compote with vanilla and crispy pumpernickel crisps - my black beer dessert recipe for adults.

And now there's dessert.

Have it!

Here comes the recipe for black beer brownies with cinnamon topping, dried fruit compote and spicy pumpernickel crunch

black beer brownies 110 g flour with 1 teaspoon baking powder .

2 eggs with 70 g powdered sugar , 1/2 teaspoon ground vanilla , 1 pinch of nutmeg and 1 p Rise salt for a few minutes, until a white, frothy cream has formed. Then stir in the flour, 50 ml sunflower oil and 150 ml buttermilk alternately

200 g dark chocolate (85%) Melt in a water bath and stir carefully under the custard. Mix 200 ml of black beer (eg from Köstritzer).

Place the dough in a flat box shape (approx. 15 x 25 cm ), smooth and bake around preheated oven at 180 ° C for 25 minutes.

For cinnamon topping 200 g cream cheese with 50 g butter , 2 tablespoons powdered sugar , 1 teaspoon cinnamon, of the bowl of orange and 1 dash of lemon juice 2 minutes with the Stir hand mixer until smooth.

Dehydrated fruit compote
Cover 150g of dried fruit in a small bowl with water and a few hours Soak (best overnight). Drain off the soaking water and catch it. Dice the dried fruit in small cubes.

2 tablespoons powdered sugar melt in a small saucepan until light brown caramel has formed. Slurp 1/2 g of grated ginger in the caramel and deglaze with the soaking water. Add 1/2 teaspoon ground vanilla and bring to a boil until the caramel has dissolved.

Put the chopped dried fruit into the pot and top up with a little water. Approximately Simmer for 30 minutes on a low heat. Refrigerate.

Pumpernickel Cunch
Finely crumble 1 slice of pumpernickel , with 1 pinch of chilli powder Season and fry in a non-stick skillet.

Serving
Cut the black beer brownies into rectangles and place with the Brush cinnamon topping.