Bacon Beer Bread
bottle of beer
cooked and chopped
Preheat oven to 350°.
Prepare a 9″ x 5″ bread pan by greasing with butter, set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar with a whisk.
Make a well in the center.
Add bacon, about 3/4 of cheese and full beer into the well.
Stir mixture with a spoon until combined.
Pour mixture into prepared bread pan.
Add remaining cheese, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of butter.
Bake for 30 minutes and then remove from oven and drizzle remaining butter over the top. Bake for an additional 25-30 minutes or until browned on top and loaf thumps when you tap the top.
Remove to a wire rack and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
Remove from pan and allow to cool on wire rack. (You can brush with more butter if you choose!)