Sweet Beer Bread

Sweet Beer Bread Recipe
Make this easy, flavorful bread recipe to pair with an appetizing dip or a hearty bowl of soup. If you like cheese, be sure to check out the Cheddar-Chive variation, below.


Makes 1 loaf

Recipe from

Southern Living


3 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 (12-ounce) bottle beer*
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted


Stir together first 3 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.

Cheddar-Chive Beer Bread: Add 3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives to dry ingredients. Proceed as directed.

September 2003