Mom's Beer-Battered Cheese Bread

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Fran Murray

By
@franmurray

Mark loves this bread with beef stew or meatloaf.

Rating:

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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    gruyere cheese, 4 ounces shredded and 4 ounces cut into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 12 oz
    light-bodied beer, such as budweiser
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted

How to Make Mom's Beer-Battered Cheese Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine shredded and cubed cheese, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper in large bowl. Stir in beer and mix until well combined. Pour into loaf pan, spreading batter to corners. Drizzle melted butter evenly over top of batter.
  3. Bake until deep golden brown and toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool bread in pan for 5 minutes, then turn out onto rack. Cool completely and slice as desired. (Although this bread can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, after the second day the bread is best toasted.)
  4. Beer-Batter Bread with Smoked Gouda and Bacon: substitute 8 ounces smoked Gouda for Gruyere. Stir 8 slices bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled, into bowl with cheese.
  5. Beer-Battered Bread with Cheddar and Jalapeno: substitute 8 ounces extra-sharp cheddar for Gruyere. Stir 2 seeded and minced jalapeno chilies into bowl with cheese.

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About Mom's Beer-Battered Cheese Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Beer, #quick-bread




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