Skellig, Bacon And Beer Bread Recipe

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Skellig, Bacon and Beer Bread

Lynn Clay

By
@LavenderLynn

This recipe is from Kerrygold. Kerrygold Skellig is a creamy, full-flavored Cheddar imported from Ireland.


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Serves:
1 loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper, plus extra for the top
5
pieces bacon, cooked and diced
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
12 oz
beer – a wheat beer works nicely, or a lager
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted
1 c
shredded kerrygold skellig cheese

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

2In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, half of the chopped cooked bacon (reserve half for the top), cheese (reserve a quarter cup for the top), black pepper and baking powder

3Stir in 2 Tbsp melted butter and 12 oz beer until just combined

4Pour into a 1.5 qt loaf pan that has been brushed with a bit of the butter

5Pour the remaining 2 Tbsp melted butter over the top

6Sprinkle with remaining bacon, cheese an a grind or two of pepper

7Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top has turned golden brown

8Variation:

If you’d like to spice up your St. Patrick’s party, add the following to the bowl at the beginning:

91/2 tsp chili powder (or 1/2 tsp smoked paprika)

1/2 tsp garlic powder

2 tbsp minced jalapenos

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish