Melissa's Cuisine: Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread

Monday, March 17, 2014

Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread

Bacon. Cheddar Cheese. Beer. Oh, and bread. Four ingredients to win the heart of any man, or woman!
Melissa's Cuisine:  Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread
This beer bread is definitely my favorite version I have made so far.  I took my basic beer bread recipe, which was already pretty amazing, and amped it up by adding in a generous amount of bacon and cheddar cheese.

Because bacon and cheese make everything better, am I right?

I served this bread with a generous bowl of chili, which coincidentally also has beer in it.  If you're a beer lover, you'll want to try this bread.  Actually, even if you're not, you'll want to try this bread.

I'm not a fan of beer, honestly, I can't stand the smell.  But there is just something about beer bread.  The alcohol and most of the beer flavor bakes out leaving you with a nutty and somewhat sweet bread.  Perfect for dipping in chili, slathering with butter, or (my favorite) as the best grilled cheese sandwich you'll ever have!
Melissa's Cuisine:  Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread
Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread

Makes one loaf, approximately 10 servings


3 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (12-ounce) can beer
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
3 tablespoons butter, melted

1. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl.

2. Add beer and mix until combined.

3.  Stir in cheese and bacon.

4. Place dough in a greased bread pan.

5. Pour melted butter over dough.

6. Bake at 350 for 55 minutes, until golden brown.

Allow the bread to cool before slicing.


  1. Cheese and bacon do make everything better! This looks so yum, pinning this now!

  2. You're a day late! We had chili yesterday and this would have been perfect.
    I don't like beer, but you're right about beer bread. Bob would be happy with this; bread, cheese and bacon? Perfect!

  3. This looks really good. Three ingredients I really like. I would love for you to share at Bacon Time, if you have not already.

  4. I am so happy to see this recipe! I just can't seem to find a good recipe for Beer Bread. Pinned and trying this! Thanks!

  5. I'm not a beer drinker, but there are a few recipes it comes in really handy for. This looks beautiful! :) [#PinItThurs]

  6. YES. THIS.

    Stopping by from Full Plate Thursdays!

  7. I must share this recipe on my blog.

  8. How can you go wrong with bread that has bacon and cheese in it. Looks delicious.

  9. Your Bacon Cheddar Beer Bread looks amazing! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Hope you have a great weekend and enjoy your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen

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