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As we are stuck in quarantine around here I have found it hard to find certain basic foods as people have panicked and stocked up. One of those is bread. Last week I made this delicious Artisan White Bread recipe from Nesting With Grace. This week I decided to change it up and make a loaf of Beer Bread.

Beer Bread Recipe

I realize that sounds weird, but I promise it’s delicious. The bread has a nice extra flavor to it, yet is still easy to use for any kind of sandwich or toast.

One of the reasons I love this bread is because you don’t have to let it rise overnight. As long as you have the ingredients on hand (or recently visited the grocery store) you can throw it together pretty quick and stick it in the oven.

How To Make Self Rising Flour

The only change up to the original recipe that I made was switching from self-rising flour to All Purpose Flour. Due to this small change I had to add Baking Powder & Salt into the recipe to help it rise. Thanks to for the exact measurements.

Don’t worry, it had no problems rising AS SOON as I put it in the oven.

Beer Bread Ingredients

We went with Fat Tire beer because it sounded good, but any type of beer will do. Just stick with 12oz of a beer that you love the taste of and you are good to go. Don’t worry, since you are cooking it for over an hour the alcohol content will cook out. The taste, will not cook out!

Beer Bread

Once it’s done, let it cool and you can enjoy with any toppings of your choice. Depending on your beer choice, you might want to start with just butter and get more adventurous as you eat your way through the loaf.

Beer Bread

A delicious white bread with a flavorful twist.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beer, beer bread, bread, fat tire, homemade bread
Servings: 10
Author: Barbara Thatcher


  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1.5 Tsp Salt
  • 4.5 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 Tbsp Sugar
  • 12 oz Beer (We Used Fat Tire)


  • Preheat The Oven To 350 Degrees
  • Grease A Large Bread Pan
  • Mix the Flour, Salt, Baking Powder & Sugar Together In a Bowl
  • Quickly Pour The Beer In, Mix Together & Pour Into Bread Pan
  • Bake at 350 Degrees For 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Have you ever had beer bread before? What other “odd” things have you used to make bread?

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Hi! My name is Kristin. I’m a mom of two crazy boys (often known as Little Man and B). My husband Aaron and I have been married since October of 2011. However, it is safe to say that the heart of our family is our Boston Terrier, Wrigley.

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