Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread

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This Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread is the easiest bread recipe ever!  Moist, slightly sweet, full of cheddar cheese and loaded with flavor! 

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Every home cook should have a secret stash of tried and true recipes that they can call upon in any situation.

There have been times when my kids have brought home friends from school to work on projects together. When they do, I usually like to serve them something special like a batch of these super easy cookies.  Or when family members come for a visit and I just can’t make it to the grocery to pick up a special breakfast treat, I can throw together this easy, little breakfast casserole.  And this one happens quite often, I make dinner and feel like I need to serve a little something more.  Maybe a loaf of hot, buttery bread…

Takes too long?  Nope.

Moist Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread - slightly sweet, loaded with cheese and full of flavor : ZagLeft

This bread recipe can be thrown together in 5 minutes.  You don’t use any yeast.  No bread machine.  And best of all, the ingredients are probably all in your kitchen right now.

This Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread is a winner.  It’s my favorite recipe in my secret recipe stash.  There’s just something wonderful about freshly baked bread, hot from the oven on a busy weeknight.  In the time it takes me to prepare my main dish, the bread is done.

Moist and delicious Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread from ZagLeft

This bread is delightfully moist, slightly sweet, full of cheddar cheese and loaded with flavor!  If I don’t keep an eye on it, half it will be gone before it makes it to the table.

If you have it, use a dark beer like a stout.  The flavor of the dark beer gives the bread a richer taste.  If you don’t have a dark beer, any type of beer can be substituted with great results!  The beauty of this recipe is that you can easily adapt it based on what you have.

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Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
This Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread is the easiest bread recipe ever! Moist, slightly sweet, full of cheddar cheese and loaded with flavor!
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 people
Author: Joanie Zisk
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12 ounces beer I like to use a darker beer
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound cooked sausage
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and garlic powder.
  3. Stir in the beer, cheese and all but 1/4 cup of the cooked sausage.
  4. Spoon batter into greased 5 x 9 loaf pan and sprinkle the top of the uncooked bread with the remaining cooked sausage.
  5. Pour melted butter over the top.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until top is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

 


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4 COMMENTS

  1. Hi – By chance I came across your site and absolutely love the small recipes to serve 1 – 2 however I don't have a toaster over but assume I can use my regular oven for those recipes and modify the temperature and cooking times which should be minimal.

    I would love to try the Sausage and Cheese Beer Bread however I am unsure what entrees would best compliment it. I'm sure there are many but a couple suggestions would be appreciated.

    Thanks so much for the wonderful simple recipes.

  2. Hi again – cook's illustrated has a Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup w/ Sage Pesto that would compliment the Beer and Sausage Cheese Bread perfectly if I cut the recipe in half I think. I look forward to trying it this weekend. Fall is here and this would be a great hearty dinner. Thanks again!

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