Spent Grain Beer Bread

Recipe by M3 Guy
READY IN: 1hr 35mins
YIELD: 1-2 Loaves


  • 3
    cups of spent grain (wet)
  • 1 12
    cups warm water (~100 F)
  • 1
    (1 tablespoon) package dry bakers yeast
  • 13
    cup sugar (white or brown)
  • 3 -5
    cups flour
  • 1
    dash salt (optional)


  • Proof yeast in mixture of water and sugar (make a starter). You should see krausen in less than an hour.
  • Put spent grain in large mixer bowl. Mix in starter, and start adding flour. Keep adding flour until the dough is smooth and no longer sticky. Place dough in a large bowl, cover with a clean towel, and let rise until doubled. Punch down dough, and either:.
  • A) Split into two loaves and place in greased bread pans.
  • B) Form into a round loaf and place on cookie sheet with a thin layer of corn meal under the loaf.
  • Allow loaf(ves) to double in size, bake in 375 F oven 30 to 40 minutes until browned and a long pin, such as a turkey pan, comes out clean after being inserted into the center of the loaf.