I love a great beer bread recipe, especially for St. Patrick’s Day. This Guinness version comes together super fast and couldn’t be easier to make. Five minutes of work will reward you with a heavenly aroma throughout your house and a warm, crusty loaf in under an hour.
Happy St. Paddy’s day! This recipe I’m sharing with you today is by far the best beer bread I have ever made or eaten. It has a wonderful flavor (you can definitely taste the Guinness), great texture, is very moist, dense, and as you can see, – a very impressive sized loaf! It rises beautifully (maybe a little lopsided, but that’s OK) and produces a nice, crunchy outer crust 🙂 All that matters here is the TASTE, which you will love.
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 12 ounces Guinness stout
- 2 eggs, slightly beaten
- Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
- Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.
- Add Guinness and eggs; stir just until blended.
- Pour into greased 9x5x3 loaf pan.
- Bake at 375F for approximately 50 minutes. Take out of oven and insert a knife and make sure the knife comes out clean – that means your bread is done.
- Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
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