Italian Cheese Beer Bread Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 1
Publisher Photo
After trying a store-bought mix for cheesy beer bread, I realized I could create a better one from scratch. We serve slices appetizer-style with marinara sauce for dipping.—Kelly Maxwell, Plainfield, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients; stir in cheese. Stir in beer just until moistened (batter will be thick).
  2. Transfer to a greased 8x4-in. loaf pan; pour butter over top. Bake 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Originally published as Italian Cheese Beer Bread in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2014

Reviews for Italian Cheese Beer Bread

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
[email protected] User ID: 2602971 190510
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2014


Loading Image