Honey beer bread

I gave a friend a bread of the month club subscription – I’d make whatever bread she asked me to once a month – for christmas this year.  So far it’s been pretty rocky – I’m not living up to my subscription as best as I could.

This weekend, I was asked to make Honey Beer Bread, which looked really tasty.  It turned out pretty good!

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It tasted just like beer and honey, but not in an overpowering way.  I think the beer we chose had too much yeast in it, or it wasn’t warm enough when I used it, because things turned out a bit more dense inside the bread than I would have liked.   Still really good on a cold day like today!

We also made the second part of the recipie which involved grilled cheese, dijon mustard, and caramelized onions.  Super tasty once they were grilled panini-style.

I definitely would try the bread again – perhaps trying to find a milder beer, and maybe increasing the temperature during cooking to get more of a crumb on the outside and less dense inside.

More pics here.

About Steve Mitchell

I live in Seattle, WA and love sailing, technology, & playing and composing music. I started playing the piano when I was 3, and ended up figuring out many other instruments along the way. I'm an avid sailor and have a 2000 Beneteau 311 named Grace, and sail it whenever and wherever I can.

  • your bread looks great steve!!i agree, beer bread is a bit more dense than i’d like, or more dense than regular bread, but i love the taste of it 🙂

  • I didn’t eat beer bread, but I would love to try. How it’s made? You can replace east with beer?

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