Beer Bread

Man, when I stumbled across this recipe I knew I was making it. Beer….Bread…Bread…Beer..BEER AND BREAD!?  Ohhhhh yes !!!!!! I’ve made plenty of homemade bread but this is hands down the easiest bread in the world to make! A bowl, a spoon, and a few simple ingredients and that’s it. It is a hearty, dense bread with a crispy crust and a fluffy center. It’s great with chili, stews, if you dare try using it when making a  grilled cheese or heck just eat it right out of the pan like I do! I’m drooling. Okay?

Beer Bread

3 cups of all purpose flour or self-rising flour, sifted (I had bread flour so that’s what I used)

3 teaspoons baking powder (omit if using Self-Rising Flour)

1 teaspoon salt (omit if using Self-Rising Flour)

1/2 cup sugar

1 (12 ounce) can of beer

2 tbsp of melted butter

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Grease a loaf pan and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients give it a stir then add the beer mixing well.

Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake for 55-60 minutes (everyone’s oven cooks differently. You can check the thickest part of the bread with a toothpick. If the tooth pick comes out clean after you poke the bread it’s done.)

At the last 3 minutes of baking, remove from oven, brush the top of the loaf with butter and return to oven.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool before slicing. ( I removed my loaf and cooled it on a wire rack.)

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