Guinness Beer Bread


I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. Mine was quite relaxing and I made this beer bread too.

I don’t particularly love drinking stout beer, but I do love baking with it. I bookmarked a recipe last year for a Guinness beer bread, and with St. Patty’s Day right around the corner, I bought some Guinness so I could make it this weekend.

Beer bread is so easy to put together. About five minutes is all you need combine all your ingredients and do a quick mix. And then off in the oven it goes.

I love how crusty the bread comes out. This beer bread was a bit sweeter than ones I’ve had in the past. It works, but next time I might reduce the sugar so I can use this bread for a sandwich or something.

Guinness Beer Bread
1 loaf
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 bottle of Guinness stout beer
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all ingredients into a large mixing bowl, stir until everything is just combined. Careful not to overstir.
  2. Pour sticky batter into a greased 9 x 5 inch baking loaf pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Slightly adapted from The Family Kitchen



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