Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

I suck at baking. We needed a quick bread to go with pea soup as its mysteriously cold lately. We dumped approximate ingredients in a bowl, mixed them with a bottle of beer and it ended up quite delicious. We sprinkled it with sesame seeds but I guess poppy seed would be better. You judge who is right.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease a loaf pan.
  3. Sift all 4 first ingredients in a big bowl.
  4. Add the margarine, then the beer.
  5. Mix until just mixed.
  6. Put in the loaf pan, sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  7. Shmear the top of the loaf with the remaining margarine.
  8. Bake for 50 minutes.
  9. Serve with soup!


Most Helpful

I just wanted to let you know that not all beers are vegetarian. Many use isinglass, which is made from fish, as a clarifying agent. To keep this vegan, you will need to make sure that the beer you use does not use animal products in brewing.

Chocolatl September 15, 2012

Made this several times now. It is excellent. Love it with Porter style beer. Don't see how it can get any better.

della99999 October 06, 2008

Yummy! I never thought to sprinkle sesame or poppy seeds on it. It is also good with 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning added to the batter.If you layer the dry ingredients in a jar or cello bag and attach a recipe card it is a nice gift as well.

Tam in Canada June 18, 2008

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