Beer Bread


  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can or bottle (12 ounces) witbier or light beer of your choice
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) melted butter, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a bread loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add in sugar, beer and 1/4 cup melted butter and mix well.
  4. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan.
  5. Pour remaining 1/4 cup of melted butter over the top of the batter.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Remove the pan from the oven and allow to cool for about 15 minutes.
  8. Carefully remove the loaf from the pan and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

The original recipe for this simple, yet hearty bread can be found here.

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