Beer isn't just for drinking anymore. With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, learn to embrace the beverage for baking, marinating, frying and more.
Photo: William Dickey
Not just any beer will work in this German-inspired cake. Use a stout–The bold flavor of the beer complements the spices in the gingerbread cake mix. Spread a simple buttercream icing over the cake and garnish with toasted pecans.