Amber Bay Beer Bread Recipe
The Beer Fox says, “Classic cheesy bread memorializes a charm reminiscent of Southern hospitality on the grand plantations.”
Recommended Brew: Kölsch Ale, Victory Brewing Company, Downingtown, Pennsylvania USA
Style: Kölsch - Clear 18K Gold – Sweet, floral and grassy, this top-rated kölsch has a spicy hop bite with the smoothness of silk.
3 C. self-rising flour
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon dill weed
1 teaspoon salt
12 oz. Kölsch Ale
4 oz. cheddar cheese, cut in cubes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 10-inch cast iron skillet.
In large mixing bowl. combine dry ingredients – self-rising flour, sugar, onion powder, dill weed and salt. Pour Kölsch Ale over ingredients, and lightly mix until just blended. This is a quick-bread and does not require kneading. Do not over-mix, or bread dough will become tough. Fold in cheese.
Turn into greased skillet. Bake in 350 degree oven for 55-60 minutes, or until top springs back when lightly touched.
Note: Bread will rise high above edge of skillet. This is the normal characteristic of this style of bread.
Serve warm with butter. For greater pizzazz, you may wish to dress with a spread of pepper jam, flavored cream cheese, or herbed olive oil. Pair with a glass of Victory Kölsch, Stoudt Scarlet Lady Ale from Stoudt Brewing Company, Adamstown, Pennsylvania, or Snake River Lager from Snake River Brewing Company and brewpub, Jackson, Wyoming, USA.* Health Benefit: Rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, B-complex vitamins, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, choline, biotin, inositol, calcium
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