Lazy Irish Beer Bread

Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

From me own lazy Irish grandmother who died at 100 years plus one day old on Saint Patricks Day back in 1968. I love the way it smells while baking. If you don't like the smell of beer, stay away from it. I also like that you can add it to an oven being used to make something else like a chicken etc. If the other item being baked or roasted requires 325F, just add an extra 10 minu

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  • 2 12 cups self rising flour
  • 12 ounces room temperature beer (the better the beer, the better the bread. I use Harps beer made by Guiness in Dublin)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. Hand mix all ingredients only until well mixed (do not beat or use a mixer).
  2. Put mixture into a greased loaf pan.
  3. Preheat your oven to 375º F degrees.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes.