Easy Bootleg Beer Aliment Recipe

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One of the quickest, easiest, and tastiest bootleg aliment to accomplish is Beer Bread. It takes alone about 5 account to mix it up and 45 account in the oven.

Most bootleg breads charge time to rise, appropriately abacus hours to the process, but beer aliment doesn’t charge all that time to rise. The aggrandize and carbonation in the beer does all the work.

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In fact, all you charge to do is mix it, cascade it into the tin, and bake. It comes out with a nice band and a bendable chewy interior.

This Bootleg Beer Aliment is abundant as an accessory to soups and stews, or you can slather on some adulate and honey and accept it as a snack.

The autogenous is denser than added aggrandize breads, but the arrangement is great.

What Blazon of Beer to Use

Depending on the blazon of beer you use for this recipe, the aliment may or may not accept bitterness. I acclaim application a low IBU, non-bitter anemic ale or lager.

Sometimes the IBUs (international acerbity units) are apparent on the ancillary of a canteen or can of beer. I’d attending for article with 25 or under. Unless, of course, you like the acerbity of beer, in which case you can agreement with all altered types.

For a added malty and aphotic bread, try application Guinness or a Belgian beer, like Leffe Amber Ale.

Easy Homemade Beer Bread

Can I Benumb Beer Bread?

Yes, you can benumb this beer bread! In fact, Gordon Ramsey makes his beer aliment in a baby loaf pan, so there are 6 mini loafs instead of one ample one. If you plan to benumb the bread, you ability accede this option. It takes a lot beneath time (about 15-20 minutes) to broil the aliment in baby loafs.

To benumb it, delay until it’s absolutely cooled, again allowance it able-bodied in tin antithesis and a zip top bag afore putting it in the freezer. To thaw, you can acquiesce it to appear up to temperature on the adverse top, or put it in the oven for 10 account on 300 degrees.

Tips for Beer Bread

  • Make abiding you analyze the flour, as it leads to a fluffier arrangement to your bread.
  • When you mix this up, you’ll apprehension that the concoction is absolutely runny. That’s okay, it’s declared to be like that. Don’t add added water!
  • If you appetite a crispier top for your bread, add 1 tbsp broiled adulate to the top of the concoction afore baking.
  • When the aliment is done, acquiesce it to air-conditioned bottomward afore removing it from the pan. It needs to be absolutely cooled afore slicing into it, or it will crumble.

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Easy Homemade Beer Bread
Yield: 1 loaf

Homemade Beer Bread

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

One of the quickest, easiest, and tastiest bootleg aliment to accomplish is Beer Bread. It takes alone about 5 account to mix it up and 45 account in the oven.


  • 3 cups self-rising flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp alkali
  • 2 tbsp amoroso (can be bargain for beneath candied bread)
  • 1 can beer (12 oz)


    Preheat the oven to 350 degress F (180C).
    Grease and abrade a 9x5" aliment pan.
    Sift the abrade into a ample bowl. Add the alkali and amoroso and activity calm well.
    Add the beer and activity aloof until all the chastening are gone. Cascade concoction into the loaf pan.
    Bake for about 45 minutes. Analysis for doneness by inserting a toothpick. The aliment is done back the toothpick comes out clean.
    Allow the aliment to air-conditioned in the pan for at atomic 15 account afore removing and cutting.


  • You can use beneath amoroso based on your acidity preference. Some beers are sweeter than others and don't crave any amoroso be added.
  • You can mix altered types of abrade together, if you appetite to do bisected white abrade aand bisected aureate flour. Aloof be abiding to use self-rising flour.
  • If you don't accept self-rising flour, add 3 tsps of baking crumb to the mix.
  • The admixture will be runnier than best aliment dough.

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Nutrition Information:



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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 197Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 852mgCarbohydrates: 40gNet Carbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g

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6 thoughts on “Easy Bootleg Beer Aliment Recipe

  1. Leslie says:

    Yummy! Beer aliment is one of our favorites – and this is a absolute abject compound for abacus things like cheddar or herbs. Acknowledgment for the tips on IBUs. I consistently knew that a ablaze beer formed best, but didn’t apperceive the science abaft it.

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