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Harried Housewife: Beer Bread

The Harried Housewife's recipe for Beer Bread

Posted: Nov. 7, 2017 9:12 PM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 10:01 AM

The Harried Housewife’s

By Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara


Vegetable shortening, for pan
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 (12-ounce) bottle or can regular or nonalcoholic beer
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottom of a 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in beer and butter. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve warm or cooled. Makes 16 servings.

Copyright © 2017 by Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara

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