Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Very tasteful, dense, sweet bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ingredients.
  2. Pour into a greased loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

Loved it. Although I love beer bread. A rich hearty texture. The raising and spice gave it seasoning. I made it actually as is and no complaints. I was asked for the recipe which I passed along as the Zaar recipe online so they can find it. I make beer bread all the time and this was great. I served it with a honey butter and I served Irish Soda bread with a orange zest butter so they had their pick. It was absolutely great. Thx so much. Definitely making again

SarasotaCook March 17, 2010

I followed the directions except that I did substitute dried cranberries for the raisins as suggeted in one of the reviews. What a disappointment. We didn't like the heavy texture, and the only flavor that came through was the cranberries. Sorry.

calla47 December 23, 2009

This recipe has to be made (and eaten) to be believed. It is so good every person who tasted it (I took the result to work) demanded to have the recipe. Even people who don't usually bake! I also used dried cranberries as I prefer them to raisins and the result smelled, looked and tasted gorgeous. I happened to have a a large bottle of Guinnes at hand so drinking the rest of it after I baked was an added bonus! :-)

t_kontou May 18, 2009

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