One-Bowl Beer Bread

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle lager beer
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Optional: 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, finely diced, 3 tablespoons sharp Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a 9x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick spray.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Add beer, honey, and oil; stir until fully combined. Stir in the jalapeño and Cheddar cheese, if using.
  3. Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean from the center, 50 to 60 minutes.
  4. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  5. Slice and serve warm.
  6. Store bread in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days.
Mealthy tip:

Don't be afraid to mix it up! Try adding 3 tablespoons each chopped walnuts and dried cranberries to the batter for a different take on this beer bread. Alternatively, mix in 2 tablespoons chopped green onions or chives and 3 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese.


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Caro Hodgin says:

So quick and easy! Delicious with chili.

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Tal Levitas says:

Beer in bread, where's the yeast? I was surprised that this recipe worked so well. I made it a second time with a lot more jalapenos and even more cheddar. This may well be a staple and my family's future thanksgiving meals!

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Sam Dalton says:

Beer and bread? Two of my favorite things. This bread is amazing, I can't get enough. Of course I had to use the jalapeño and cheddar! Definitely going to make this again very soon.

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Alexis Pearson says:

I've not much of a baker, but this recipe was really simple. I was wondering how you could make bread from beer, but hello captain obvious, it's the brew. Such a great idea, and now one of my favorite recipes to make. The hubby loves it.

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McKenzie C says:

Quick and tasty! I added a little sugar in place of honey because that's the only sweetener I had. I also added sharp cheddar, and it turned out perfect.