To make a Sweet Beer Bread gift kit, place dry ingredients in a zip-top bag, then tie the bag and recipe to a bottle of beer.
Makes 1 loaf
3 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 (12-ounce) bottle beer*
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
Stir together first 5 ingredients; pour into a lightly greased 9- x 5-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Pour melted butter over top. Bake 10 more minutes.
*Non-alcoholic or light beer may be substituted.