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herbed beer bread

Herbed Beer Bread Recipe


Description

You are going to love this buttery, chewy bread! It will take about 5 minutes to mix and it is absolutely delicious warm from the oven. Enjoy it plain or try the Everything Bagel Seasoning and Cheddar variation.


Ingredients

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Herbed Beer Bread Mix Recipe

  • 2 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 can (355mL/1 and 1/2 cups) beer at room temperature
  • 2 tsp. melted butter (to brush on top)

Honey Butter Recipe

  • 1/4 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/8 tsp. vanilla

Everything Bagel Seasoning Mix

  • 1 tbsp. dried minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. dried mixed onion
  • 2 tbsp. poppy seeds
  • 2 tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. coarsely ground sea salt

Cheddar and Everything Bagel Beer Bread

  • Herbed Beer Bread Mix Recipe (above)
  • 1 tbsp. Everything Bagel Seasoning Mix, plus 2 tsp. to sprinkle on top (optional topping)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese. 1/2 cup goes into the bread and 1/2 cup is sprinkled on top of loaf before baking.

Instructions

Herbed Beer Bread:

1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salt and thyme. Stir well.

2. Add 1 can (355mL/1 and 1/2 cups) of  room temperature beer and stir just until combined. 

3. Pour into a greased 8x4-inch loaf pan.

4. Bake in 375°F oven for 40 - 45 minutes or until crusty and golden brown. 

5. Let stand in pan for 5 minutes. Remove and place on wire cooling rack. 

6. Brush top of bread with melted butter.

Honey Butter

Honey butter is quick and easy to make and delicious spread on the baked Beer Bread. To make the honey butter, in a small mixing bowl combine butter, honey and vanilla and stir well to combine.

Everything Bagel Seasoning Mix (makes approximately 1/3 cup of mix)

This will make close to 1/3 cup of seasoning. You will only need 1 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. (optional to sprinkle on top of the loaf)  of the seasoning to mix into the bread and 2 tsp. to sprinkle on top with the cheese. 

Leftover seasoning may be stored in an airtight container for up to six months.

Cheddar and Everything Bagel Beer Bread

1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine bread mix, 1 tbsp. of Everything Bagel Seasoning and 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

2. Add 1 can (355mL/1 and 1/2 cups) of beer at room temperature to the Beer Bread Mix and stir just until combined. 

3. Pour into a greased 8x4-inch loaf pan.

4. Top with other 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 2 tsp. Everything Bagel Seasoning.

4. Bake in 375°F oven for 40 - 45 minutes or until crusty and golden brown. 

5. Let stand in pan for 5 minutes. Remove and place on wire cooling rack.

Store leftover bread wrapped in plastic wrap in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.

Notes

  1. Storage Instructions: Store leftover bread (either variation) wrapped in plastic wrap in the refrigerator for four to five days.
  2. Freezing Instructions: Cool loaf completely and wrap in plastic wrap, then foil. Store in freezer up to two months.
  3. Store leftover honey butter, covered in a container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
  4. Store leftover Everything Bagel Seasoning Mix covered in a storage container for up to six months.
  5. Nutrition information is for one slice of plain Beer Bread without the cheddar added to the recipe and are approximate used by a nutrition calculator.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Americsn

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 146
  • Sugar: 2.8 g
  • Sodium: 236.3 mg
  • Fat: 1.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.3 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 2 mg

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