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Swiss Beer Bread

 Swiss Beer Bread
This recipe is a favorite because it isn't greasy like other cheese breads I have tried. It will not last long! —Debi Wallace, Chestertown, New York
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached 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

Directions

  • Divide cheese in half. Cut half of cheese into 1/4-inch cubes; shred
  • remaining cheese. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking
  • powder, salt and pepper. Stir beer into dry ingredients just until
  • moistened. Fold in cheese.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Drizzle with butter.
  • Bake at 375° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
  • near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing
  • from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 182 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.