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Beer Bread

America, North: American

My family makes this on special occasions as a snack before dinners.


3 c flour, unsifted
3 3/4 t baking powder
2 1/4 t salt
1 T honey
12 oz beer


1) Grease 9" x5"x3" loaf pan.
2) Combine flour, beer, and honey in large bowl,
3) Stir together until well mixed.
4) Spread batter in prepared pan.
5) Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until browned and a wooden pick comes out clean.
6) Turn out on rack. Cool before slicing.

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