5 oz. butter, unsalted
4 oz. chocolate stout beer
6 oz. soft, pitted prunes, chopped
3.5 oz. Hershey’s Semi-Sweet
Chocolate Chips
6.5 oz. all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
2 ea. eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 oz. dark brown sugar

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  1. Bring beer to a boil; add chocolate and butter, stir until melted.
  2. Add prunes to above and remove from heat. Allow to set for 10 minutes.
  3. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl.
  4. Whisk eggs, vanilla and brown sugar until it lightens in color.
  5. Fold in the chocolate mixture to the eggs.
  6. Add the dry ingredients, fold until combined.
  7. Add to a buttered and sugared 8-inch cake pan.
  8. Bake for approx. 55 minutes at 350 degrees.