Basic Beer-Cheese Bread
Basic Beer-Cheese Bread is a vegetarian bread. One portion of this dish contains roughly 4g of protein, 5g of fat, and a total of 150 calories. This recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 16. Head to the store and pick up baking powder, butter, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.
Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat.
Add onion to pan; cook 10 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in pepper and garlic; cook 1 minute.
Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk; make a well in center of mixture.
Add onion mixture, cheese, and beer to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
Spoon batter into a 9 x 5inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
Drizzle 1 tablespoon butter over batter.
Bake at 375 for 35 minutes.
Drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon butter over batter.
Bake an additional 25 minutes or until deep golden brown and a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
Apple-Cheddar Beer Bread: Substitute 1/2 cup minced shallots for onion.
Place 1/2 cup shredded peeled Gala apple in paper towels; squeeze until barely moist. Cook shallots and apple in oil over medium heat for 7 minutes. Substitute 1 cup shredded extrasharp white cheddar cheese for Monterey Jack. Substitute 1 (12-ounce) bottle hard cider for lager.