Have you heard about beer bread? Do you know how to make beer bread? You probably should, since it’s a type of “quick bread” that’s been growing in popularity. It’s not hard to see why: it doesn’t require special equipment, is simple to make, tastes great and is so versatile. It doesn’t require yeast, so there’s no waiting for it to rise. You can add flavors and mix-ins to a basic beer bread recipe to create a loaf for any occasion and everybody’s tastes. It’s super bread!

Bountiful Beer Bread Mix® has been Tastefully Simple’s top-selling product since the company started in 1995, and naturally developed a good bit of expertise in making the very best, most tender and flavorful loaf possible. Up your beer bread game with these tips and suggestions.

What’s the Best Pan Choices for Beer Bread?

Most beer bread lovers choose to make a basic 9×5 loaf using the standard bread loaf pan. However, it can also be baked in an 8×8 square baker, as mini loaves, in muffin pans or in a round loaf for use as a bread bowl. Check out these guidelines for various pan sizes and baking times.

Can You Use Something Other Than Beer in Beer Bread?

Absolutely! Almost any carbonated or noncarbonated beverage can be used, including water, soda pop, milk or buttermilk, fruit juice and even creamed corn! In general substitute 12 fluid ounces of whatever liquid you choose in place of beer.

How Do You Add Flavor to Beer Bread?

Beer bread batter is so versatile that it can make countless variations of sweet and savory loaves.

Try stirring a tablespoon or two of your favorite seasoning or other savory add-ins into the batter, such as

You can also mix in sweet add-ins like:

How Do You Know When Beer Bread is Done?

You’ll know your beer bread is ready to come out of the oven when the top crust is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. You can also use an instant-read thermometer; the temp should be about 200⁰F.

How Do You Store Leftover Beer Bread?

Store loosely wrapped in plastic or in a sealable plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 7 days, or frozen for 2-3 months. The taste tends to fade over time, so your loaf is best eaten sooner than later!

What Are Some Uses for Beer Bread Leftovers?

You’re likely to eat up a whole loaf of beer bread shortly after it comes out of the oven – it’s that delicious. On the off chance that there is a bit left, you can use it so many delicious ways, including stuffing, croutons, French toast, bread pudding or breadcrumbs for coating meats or topping casseroles.

What Are Some Recipes Using Beer Bread?

The possibilities are endless! For breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert, there’s never an occasion when beer bread doesn’t make a delicious difference. Here are some recipes to try:

Beer Bread Appetizers

It’s easy to impress with appetizers and starters made with Bountiful Beer Bread Mix®.

Try these Creamy Artichoke & Asparagus Beer Bread Bites
Creamy Artichoke & Asparagus Beer Bread Bites
Try these Spinach & Herb Bites
Spinach & Herb Bites
Try these Cheese Fondue with Puzzle Croutons
Cheese Fondue with Puzzle Croutons
Try these Bountiful Beer Bread Crostini
Bountiful Beer Bread Crostini
Try this Bountiful Beer Bread Bowl with Spinach & Herb Dip
Bountiful Beer Bread Bowl with Spinach & Herb Dip
Try these Mini Corn Dogs with Dipping Sauce
Mini Corn Dogs with Dipping Sauce
Try this Margherita Flatbread Pizza
Margherita Flatbread Pizza
Try these Bountiful Beer Bread Buns
Bountiful Beer Bread Buns
Try this Beer Batter for Fish
Beer Batter for Fish

Beer Bread for Dinner, Lunch and More

Try these savory sensations for sandwiches, sides and even pizza!

Try this Bountiful Focaccia Bread
Bountiful Focaccia Bread
Try this Italian Garlic Beer Bread
Italian Garlic Beer Bread
Try this Bountiful Cheesy Pepperoni Bread
Bountiful Cheesy Pepperoni Bread
Try these Bountiful Cheesy Biscuits
Bountiful Cheesy Biscuits
Try this Turkey Cranberry Flatbread Pizza
Turkey Cranberry Flatbread Pizza
Try this Best Beer Bread Ever
Best Beer Bread Ever
Try this Bountiful Corn Bread
Bountiful Corn Bread
Try this Rustic Herb Focaccia
Rustic Herb Focaccia
Try this Everything Beer Bread
Everything Beer Bread
Try this Bacon Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread
Bacon Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread

Beer Bread for Breakfast and Snacking

Check out sweet versions for breakfast, brunch, coffee breaks and even dessert

Try this Monkey Beer Bread
Monkey Beer Bread
Try this Bountiful Beer Bread French Toast
Bountiful Beer Bread French Toast
Try this Butterscotch Breakfast Bread
Butterscotch Breakfast Bread
Try this Bountiful Zucchini Bread
Bountiful Zucchini Bread
Try this Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Try this Coconut Pineapple Bread
Coconut Pineapple Bread
Try this Cinnamon Apple Butter Board
Cinnamon Apple Butter Board
Try this Bartle Skeet Bread
Bartle Skeet Bread
Try this Better Than Grandma's Irish Bread
Better Than Grandma's Irish Bread