Apps & Snacks

Cheesy Beer Bread

Posted: July 28

Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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Let's get ready to "crumble!" Made for football-watching parties, card game nights, and just about any get together in between, Cheesy Beer Bread is the savory snack that kicks off any occasion! The tender, buttery, golden brown bread encompasses flavors from your favorite malty brew and salty, sharp cheddar cheese. Ready in just over an hour, Cheesy Beer Bread is the touchdown, royal flush, or, let's just say, game-winning bite to have at your next bash!


1 tablespoon cornmeal
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 (12-ounce) bottle of beer, room temperature
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Butter a 9x5-inch loaf pan and sprinkle with the cornmeal.

Step 3

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and beer.

Step 4

Gently fold the cheese into the batter.

Step 5

Pour the batter into the prepared pan and let sit for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Bake the loaf for 35 minutes.

Step 7

Carefully transfer the loaf out of the oven and brush the butter on top.

Step 8

Bake the bread until golden brown and tender from the melted butter, about 5 minutes.

Step 9

Slice and serve.

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