I never met a carbohydrate I didn’t love, and oh friends, let me just tell you that the day I discovered I could combine two of my very favorite carbs–beer and bread–in to one delicious (and super easy) recipe was a very happy day indeed.
I’m pretty sure the heavens opened up with a bright shining light from above.
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Angels may have sung.
Or maybe that was just in my mind.
Great family meals don’t have to be complicated. This mini cookbook serves up 10 easy meals, each only requiring 5 ingredients or less
In any case, this oh-so-yummy bread recipe is very near perfection in my book–just a couple of ingredients and five minutes to whip together. It is the perfect side to any hearty soup or stew. The self-rising flour makes it just a little faster, but if you don’t keep self-rising flour on hand, just add a little salt and baking powder to the mix and you will be just fine.
Here is what you need:3 1/2 cups self-rising flour (if using regular flour add 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt) 3 tablespoons sugar 12 oz. can beer (any variety) 1 egg, beaten 1/2 stick butter
Step 1: Mix flour and sugar together in large bowl.
Step 2: Add beer and egg to flour mixture and mix well.
Step 3: Scrape batter into greased loaf pan; bake at 350 for 50 minutes.
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Step 4: Remove bread from oven; melt butter. Brush melted butter onto bread and return to oven to bake 5-10 additional minutes.
Step 5: Cool on wire rack; serve with a hearty soup or (or stay tuned for next week’s one pot beef stew!)
EASY BEER BREAD
- 3 1/2 cups self-rising flour
- if using regular flour add 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 12 oz. can beer any variety
- 1 egg beaten
- 1/2 stick butter
- Mix flour and sugar together in large bowl.
- Add beer and egg to flour mixture and mix well.
- Scrape batter into greased loaf pan; bake at 350 for 50 minutes.
- Remove bread from oven; melt butter. Brush melted butter onto bread and return to oven to bake 5-10 additional minutes.
- Cool on wire rack; serve with a hearty soup or beef stew!
Preparation time: 5 minute(s). Cooking time: 1 hour(s). Number of servings (yield): 8.
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Have you ever tried beer bread?