This Beer Bread recipe is so easy – just six of ingredients to make a wonderful loaf of homemade bread in just a little over an hour. The bred is soft with a crusty top and is perfect for a dinner side dish.
Be sure to check out our time-saving tips after the recipe. Please note that the alcohol evaporates during the baking process, making this recipe great for bread lovers of all ages.
Hello Friends! If you are like us, you are likely wondering when you can travel again. We have had four trips canceled in the last few weeks. That being said, we have been spending a lot of time at home so I have been cooking and baking quite a bit.
Today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking to bake some bread rather quickly. This recipe is just five ingredients and it is great to make when you want some bread to go with dinner and you do not have a ton of time. It makes wonderful, buttery bread and it takes less time than the traditional bread recipe,
This beer bread has only six ingredients. I have tried recipes with just two or three ingredients, but this recipe uses all-purpose flour so you need to have a little baking powder to help it rise.
If you use self-rising flour, you can omit the baking powder,
Main ingredients for this recipe
Flour – My recipe uses all-purpose flour because it is what I usually have on hand. If you like, you can use self-rising flour and leave out the baking powder that is called for in this recipe.
Beer – I love using a golden or dark ale for this recipe. You want to use something with a little body so I would not recommend using any light beer for this recipe. The beer bakes out in this recipe, but you can also use non-alcoholic beer if you wish.
Butter – If you have been here a while, you know that I love using real butter. If you only have margarine, that will work just fine.
For more great recipe ideas.
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- Easy Golden Corn Bread -this easy Cornbread Recipe from Cornmeal is so easy to make and is delicious! It takes the same time as a mix and tastes so good!
- Classic Zucchini Bread – Made with fresh zucchini for a wonderful way to celebrate the season.
How to make Beer Bread
Beer bread is one of the easiest types of bread to make. Start with sifted flour and pour your favorite beer into the center of the batter.
Mix gently and the batter will be sticky and lumpy.
Pour into a greased ban and top with a tablespoon of butter for a nice golden crust.
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Easy Beer Bread
Easy Beer Bread
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 12oz can beer
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Preheat oven to 375°.
- Grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan.
- In a mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
- Pour one can (12 oz) of beer in the center.
- Mix until blended. The batter will be lumpy.
- Pour into prepared pan and top with 2 tablespoons in butter.
- Bake in oven 50-60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
You can double this recipe and make two loaves. Seal the cooled loaves in foil and place in a freezer bag. When serving, place the foil-wrapped loaf into the oven at 300° oven for 20 minutes.
Premix the flour, baking soda, salt and sugar and store in airtight containers. You will have beer bread mix all ready to just add a can of beer and a little butter, saving you time to prepare in the future.
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