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Sesame Seed Beer Bread

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Sesame Seed Beer Bread

Beer Breads are some of my favorite loaves of bread to bake.  They’re easy, require few ingredients and taste delicious.  For years I have made the same Whole Wheat Beer Bread and it has always been my “go to” recipe.  ”Go to” until now…  My favorite Whole Wheat Beer Bread recipe now has to share the spotlight.  I have a new recipe that is equally delicious but with a different spin.  I call it Sesame Seed Beer Bread.  It’s made with all purpose white flour, Oregon brewed beer, and black and white sesame seeds.

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My Sesame Seed Beer Bread has a pretty black sesame seed speckled center with a lovely mixed sesame seed top crust.

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It slices nicely and goes great with leafy green salads and piping hot bowls of soup.  I had a couple of slices toasted this morning for breakfast.  It’s easy to make and tastes fabulous!  Enjoy!  Tessa

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 6 Tbs sugar
  • 1 Tbs black sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 12 oz beer
  • 1/2 Tbs black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 Tbs white sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp olive oil

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Mix together flour, sugar, 1 Tbs black sesame seeds, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a medium sized bowl.  Add beer and mix until lumps are gone.  Don’t over mix.  Add mixture to greased 9 x 5 inch baking pan.  Sprinkle top with 1/2 Tbs black and 1/2 Tbs white sesame seeds.  Drizzle with olive oil.  Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done.  Makes one fabulous loaf!

Whole Wheat Beer Bread

Whole Wheat Beer Bread

I love living in Oregon.  One of the cool things about where I live besides breathing fresh air, drinking clean water, tall mountains and trees is that Oregon has lots of breweries.   And seriously good breweries…  Hand crafted IPA’s, wheats, amber ales, darks, porters, lagers and the list goes on.  I can think of at least 5 microbreweries within a 10 mile radius from my home.

What I have learned is that a really good beer makes a really good beer bread.  The problem is making that choice to sacrifice a couple of your favorite beers for baking bread.  My Whole Wheat Beer Bread is so good that you really don’t have to think too long and hard about making that tough decision.  My Whole Wheat Beer Bread is ridiculously easy to make and tastes absolutely wonderful.  Makes 1 tasty loaf.  Enjoy!  Tessa

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups beer (20 ounces)
  • 1 Tbs olive oil for drizzling

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9 X 5 pan.  Mix all ingredients except the olive oil in a large bowl, mixing dry ingredients first then adding the beer.  The batter will look like really thick pancake batter.  Add mixture to the baking pan and drizzle the top lightly with olive oil.  Bake 60 t0 70 minutes until a beautiful golden brown.  Remove from oven and place on wire racks to cool.  Slice and serve with sweet cream butter.