POPSUGAR Celebrity

Feb 25 2015 - 9:00am

Black Pepper Beer Bread


Don't skip the step of brushing the unbaked bread with butter as it aids in achieving a crusty, golden-brown crust.

Black Pepper Beer Bread


3 cups (15 ounces) all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
12 ounces pilsner or lager beer
3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a nine-inch loaf pan.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and pepper.
  3. Pour in the beer and mix gently until combined.
  4. Dump the batter into the loaf pan, smooth out the top, and brush/drizzle on the melted butter.
  5. Bake for approximately 35-40 minutes, or until golden brown and crusty in appearance.

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