Donna Roth Recipe

Beer Bread

By Donna Roth LuvnMom


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Donna's Story

My sis-in-law Cindy introduced me to beer bread many years ago. I believe she made it with an Ale. It was delicious!!! I don't drink any type of beer, but in baking & batters, it's awesome!!!! I get requests for this bread frequently, especially from my daughter. No worries, because the alcohol bakes out.
We all love the firm texture and the crunchy crust.

Ingredients

3 c
self rising flour
1/2 c
sugar
12 oz
can of beer, room temp.
4 Tbsp
butter, melted

Directions Step-By-Step

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Preheat oven to 375ยบ. Grease a 5 x 7 inch loaf pan. Make sure oven is fully heated before finishing mixing up dough.
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In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and beer. Stir with a wooden spoon until well mixed. Spread bread dough in loaf pan. (I use my Kitchenaid)
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Bake for 45 minutes. Pour melted butter over loaf and bake an additional 10 minutes or until golden brown.
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Remove from oven and let cool about 15-20 minutes in pan.
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NOTE:
**I usually use my hubby's favorite MGD, but I've also made it with MGD 64 - knocked off all those calories and it still tasted just as great. Just use your favorite beer/ale.
**No self-rising flour? No problem... To make your own self-rising flour for this recipe, mix 3 cups of flour with 4.5 teaspoons baking powder, and 1.5 teaspoons salt.
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If by some odd chance the bread doesn't all disappear the day it's baked, spread on a little butter or margarine & toast in a frying pan. YUMMMM

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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18 Comments

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Donna Roth LuvnMom
Oct 2, 2012
Glad you enjoyed it Cindy... I've never added any extras... a purist! :)
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Cindy Vice-Arriga cynvice
Oct 2, 2012
Really good! I added about 1/2 c shredded parm & a chopped green onion..wow is it good
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Hope Wasylenki MizWasy
Jul 4, 2012
For the bread machine question, if you use the Quick Bread setting, it should bake up fine. That setting should skip the rising periods.
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Donna Roth LuvnMom
Feb 12, 2012
Glad you liked it Joanne!! Thanks for posting! The additions sound so yummy!!!
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Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin Joannebl
Feb 9, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!