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Whole Wheat Beer Bread

Betty Latvala

"Good with soups, chili. Makes excellent toast. Flavor of bread will change, depending on type of beer used. Loaf comes out looking textured on top."
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1 h servings 144 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x5 inch loaf)


  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.2g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 430 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt and brown sugar. Pour in beer, stir until a stiff batter is formed. It may be necessary to mix dough with your hands. Scrape dough into prepared loaf pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of the loaf comes out clean.

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As an avid cook and baker who has spent way too much time looking for a good beer bread recipe, I found this beer bread to be the best of what I have made from several different recipes in the p...

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I've made this three times and I suggest you DO NOT use 4 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder; use 3 teaspoons. I did some research and looked at other recipes and most recipes that don't use self-r...

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As an avid cook and baker who has spent way too much time looking for a good beer bread recipe, I found this beer bread to be the best of what I have made from several different recipes in the p...

This bread is delicious. I made a few changes to the original recipe. I added 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese to the batter. I also took another persons advice and melted butter to pour over to...

Very attractive, rustic looking bread that betrays the minimal effort that went into it. Surprisingly delicious, and I'm looking forward to making it again with variations--dill and a handful of...

Great recipe! I didn't alter a thing other than adding a few tablespoons of melted butter on top before baking as others suggested. I used a bottle of ale (Portland Ale) with great results. I am...

there is nothing i can add to the other reviews except to say that after the first loaf came out and cooled, cut off a slice and as soon as i get off this thing i'm mixing up another loaf so the...

Very easy, very good. I added 1/4 of melted butter on top of the batter before baking (a trick I picked up from another beer bread recipe). You can add up to 1/2 a cup if you like, but use rea...

I cannot believe this is a quick bread. Smell while baking is incredible, texture is awesome, and end result is super tasty. All I had was Heineken light, but I can't wait to make this with a Gu...

Excellent! I used Budweiser brought to room temperature. I added 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Mixed everything in my KitchenAid mixer; it was sticky but did well. I poured 1/2 cup of ...

This was very good and very easy. Adding chopped sun dried tomatoes and greek olives would be a nice addition to this recipe.