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Baked Bread

My friend Kristen sent me some apple butter from Massachusetts recently. Is there any thing better than apple butter in September? I decided to make some homemade beer bread to have with my apple butter. Here is the recipe:

3 cups self rising flour (must be self rising!)
1/4 cup sugar
1 (12 ounce) can beer
1/4 to 1/2 cup melted butter

Stir together the flour and sugar. Pop open a beer and pour the entire contents into a mixing bowl. Stir quickly and mix quickly for about 30 strokes. The batter will be lumpy and that is fine! Pour into a greased 9 x 5 loaf pan. Pour melted butter over the top of the dough. Bake at 375 for 50-55 minutes. Upon removing from the oven, cover with plastic wrap. This will keep the crust soft. I get good results from sifting the flour and sugar together.



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  1. I guess it was just that kind of day; I love beer bread! Ours is gone already. I never thought of apple butter - I always go savory, but I'll have to give that a try.

  2. I often make beer bread...the first time I made it, my sons thought they had died and gone to heaven...anything with beer! lol I put shredded cheese and dill in mine though. I'll have to try your recipe one day...never would have thought of putting apple butter on it but I bet it's delish!! xox

  3. how do you find the time to do all you do????

  4. Anonymous5:02 PM

    Wow, Terri I have never had beer bread I may just try this receipe soon and give it a try. Thanks for posting it. Apple butter is so good my son Ben loves it.

  5. I love beer bread and this recipe sounds so easy. One thing - where does the melted butter come into play?


  6. I love beer bread and usually make it from a mix. I'll have to give yours a try. Thanks for sharing!

  7. I can't wait to try this recipie, thank you for sharing it! I love apple butter and that sounds so good with the bread :)

  8. Anonymous12:22 AM

    Nothing can be compared to fresh, homemade bread :-)

  9. Warm homemade bread and apple butter -- Yum!!

  10. I hate to cook, but that looks delicous!!!!

  11. Oh Terri!!! I am so happy you liked the apple butter!!! And the bread you baked to have it with looks delish!!! The apple butter came from my favorite local orchard right around the corner from my house!


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