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Beer, Bacon & Cheese Bread

Recipe: Beer, Bacon and Cheddar Bread


  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stubbie of your favourite beer (340ml)
  • 3 rashes of pasture fed bacon
  • 3/4 cup of grated cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Thoroughly grease a bread/loaf pan.
  • Cook the bacon in a frying pan over medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
  • Lightly beat egg and honey, then pour onto flour mixture and mix with wooden spoon.
  • Add beer and mix the batter.  Add bacon and cheese and fold through batter.
  • Spread batter evenly into loaf pan and bake for 50 minutes.  Test with a skewer to ensure cooked through.
  • Allow the bread to cook in the tin for 5 minutes and then turn out onto wire rack.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before cutting.


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