Angie’s Beer Bread

by Angie on October 4, 2012

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Sometimes a beer finds its way into my house. It’s pretty rare because my husband will only drink one or two a month maximum, and I never developed a taste for it. When he does get a six pack, the leftovers just lurk in the refrigerator forever. Well, until recently! It turns out, that beer bread is fantastic and super easy to make!

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Angie’s Beer Bread

Yield – 1-9 inch loaf

Preparation Time – 6 minutes

Cooking Time – 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups self rising flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 12oz bottle of beer
  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients except butter in a bowl and mix well
  • Pour half of the butter in a 9in loaf pan, add the bread mix, and top with the rest of the butter
  • Bake at 350 for 50 minutes

Cost $ 2.00

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

karen October 4, 2012 at 11:09 pm

I can’t drink alcohol, what happens to the beer when its being cooked? does it dissapte? just curious. thanks!

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Jen October 5, 2012 at 3:44 am

Yes. The yeast in the beer causes the bread to rise. The alcohol goes away, so you are safe to eat it.

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Alison of NOVA Frugal Family October 5, 2012 at 10:15 pm

This sounds super yummy and I want to make it now!!! I have bread baking problem but I might make it for a treat for our Halloween party :) Thanks for the heads up!

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stelliesTessa October 6, 2012 at 6:31 pm

Hi, regarding the alcohol – it really depends on the recipe, the beer, and other factors (your oven, the weather, etc) – so I’d think carefully about this. In the end its up to you – I do eat beer bread although I refuse to use wine/beer in sauces etc which only cook for a short time, or which will strongly flavour the food. And if I’m feeling particularly sensitive that day I won’t touch it anyway.

Here’s a link:http://old.post-gazette.com/magazine/19980903alcohol8.asp

with bottom-line quote “[(pranks on or ignoring the needs of addicts) seem] a big joke but it could have serious mental and even physiological repercussions.”

It’s really up to you; good luck & I hope that helped.

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