Sourdough-like Beer Bread (french type)

Sourdough-like Beer Bread (french Type)

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Christe Harwood


Helen & Louis Rowell - this makes a great garlic bread


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30 Min


  • 2 c
    flour, bread flour preferred
  • 2 pkg
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    warm beer
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2- 2 1/2 c

How to Make Sourdough-like Beer Bread (french type)


  1. In large bowl combine 2 c. flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Mix well.
  2. In saucepan heat to 120-130 degrees the water, beer and oil.
  3. Add to flour mixture and beat till all lumps are gone. Now add flour.
  4. Make a soft dough. Knead on floured surface till smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in greased bowl and cover. Let rise in warm place until light and doubled, about 1 hr. Divide into 2 parts.
  5. On lightly floured surface, roll or pat dough to a 7 x 11 rectangle. Start with longer side, roll up tightly pressing dough into roll with each turn. Pinch edges and ends to seal. Place seam-side down on greased cookie sheet (jelly roll pan). Let rise to light & double, about 30 minutes. Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes until golden brown.

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