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Apple, Cheddar, and Rosemary Beer Bread

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Apple chunks, sharp Cheddar cheese, and fresh rosemary are a great savory and sweet combination in this beer bread. It's especially good with soup or chili. I used an apple ale, but you may use your favorite beer."
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1 h 10 m servings 254
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9x5-inch loaf)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, and rosemary together into a large mixing bowl. Pour in beer; stir to combine. Stir in apple and Cheddar cheese until well combined; batter will be stiff and sticky. Scoop batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown, 55 to 60 minutes. Remove from oven and pour melted butter on top. Return to oven and bake for another 3 to 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 254 calories; 4.3 43.6 6.7 11 651 Full nutrition

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This is hands down the most delicious bread I’ve made. It’s a well balanced flavor that combines the saltiness of cheddar, the sweetness of apple and the earthiness of rosemary. Not to mention t...

I have been making beer bread for many years. This is the first time I made a variation on the basic recipe. It was delicious! Family loved the flavor and was great served with potato soup. Onl...