Mommy's Kitchen - Recipes From my Texas Kitchen: Old Fashioned Beer Bread

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Old Fashioned Beer Bread

Here is the recipe for the Old Fashioned Beer Bread that I served with the Vegetable Beef Soup. I love Beer Bread, it is so great served with any soup or stew. I got a few pictures of the bread before it was finished and demolished. The crust turns out so golden brown every time.

Spread mixture into a greased and floured bread pan. (I use the Crisco spray with flour)

Um right out of the oven. Let cool about 5 minutes in the loaf pan then

remove, cool completely and slice.

Old Fashioned Beer Bread

3 - cups self rising flour (measured then sifted)
1/4 - cup sugar
1 - 12 oz can of beer (do not use a dark beer)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all the ingredients together. Grease and flour a loaf pan. 

Spread mixture into the pan, using a brush or your fingers smooth out the top of the loaf with melted butter. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown. 

Remove bread from oven, make a slight slit down the top of bread and brush ¼ stick of melted butter on top and bake an additional 10 minutes. 

Remove from oven and cool in loaf pan for 10 minutes, then remove to wire rack or plate and cool completely.

Cook's Note: This bread is wonderful the next day, spread on some butter and sprinkle cinnamon sugar and top and toast in your toaster oven umm.

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Reeni said... #

It looks so delicious and so fluffy! It looks perfect to go with a bowl of soup or chile.

Cat said... #

This looks great! Thanks for the recipe, I can't wait to go out and buy some beer!

p.s. Can you contact me and tell me how to edit this comment message? I'd love to be able to do that! Thanks

Tina said... #

Hi Cat the only way i know to edit a comment, it just to delete it and add a new comment.

LeftieLady said... #

I think you can add baking powder to all-purpose flour to make it "self-rising". Does anyone know the ratio? Thanks.

Tina @ Mommy's Kitchen said... #

Leftie Lady I have updated the Beer Bread Recipe post with the information on how to make Self Rising Flour using All Purpose flour. I have also listed it on the printable version of the recipe as well. I hope this helps.

Live.Love.Eat said... #

You mean I don't have to knead or let rise or anything for this? Awesome.

Beverly said... #

I wanted to let you know I made this bread for our Christmas dinner and it was delicious! My boys loved it! Thanks so much for posting a wonderful recipe!!!

Sagie58 said... #

I have a can of beer that has been sitting for a couple of months just waiting for this recipie!
Thanks bunches!

The P in PJs til Noon said... #

I make this all the time but with Pepsi or Mt Dew or whatever soda I have on hand...the pepsi will make the bread a little darker and denser but it's still pretty doggone yummy :).

teresa said... #

I will never buy the Tastefully Simple mix again after making this. I made a loaf last night and there was none left. Tonight my son is making it.

Jennmaccv said... #

I have the Tastefully Simple Beer Bread mix and while it is very good, I would love to be able to make my own and not have to special order it! I can't wait to try this tonight with your beef veggie stew I am making.