- 4 ounces Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 375°. Divide cheese in half. Cut half into 1/4-in. cubes; shred remaining cheese. In a large bowl, combine next five ingredients. Stir beer into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in cubed and shredded cheese.
- Transfer to a greased 8x4-in. loaf pan. Drizzle with butter. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 50-60 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Reviews for Swiss Beer Bread
"Very good. Definitely one for the recipe box."
"Liked it very much. Will make it again."
"Scrumptious bread! I forgot to shred some cheese and cubed it all, it turned out delicious - even better toasted with butter :)"
"loved the cheese flavor in this bread. i think i would add more cheese just because i like the added flavor. beer can vary in flavor too"
"The swiss is not very noticeable in the taste. I don't know if the amount needs to be increased, or a different kind of cheese should be used. The bread tastes good out of the oven, but a few hours later, had a funny taste. Overall it is similar to my usual beer bread (without the cheese), but less sweet. I also feel that there is something lacking in the depth of the flavor...like an additional seasoning, but can't quite put a finger on it."
"This is a great recipe! I have been using this recipe for years with outstanding results. Depending on the season and occasion I have varied the cheese and beer type. As a volunteer food editor for Taste of Home I love recipes that use common items that I have on hand. This bread is great for a dinner party or a Sunday family meal."
"It wasn't greasy. It came out nice; however, it was just ok. I didn't really think that the Swiss cheese added anything much to it."