Quick Raisin Beer Bread

By Carilyn Weber, Fresno, CA; Honorable Mention Yeast Breads, Baked with Raisins Big Fresno Fair 2010
Easiest bread recipe you will ever make.
  • Yields 1 loaf
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1 slice


    • 1 1/4 cups California raisins
    • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
    • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 1 can (12 ounces) beer (1 1/2 cups)
    • 1/4 cup butter, melted


    Grease 9x5x2-1/2-inch loaf pan; set aside. Measure raisins into medium mixing bowl; add hot water to cover and set aside till plump. Preheat oven to 350°F.

    Add flour, sugar and beer to bowl with raisins; mix together well. (Dough will be a little sticky.) Turn into greased pan, pour melted butter over; bake at 350°F for about 50 to 60 minutes, until pick inserted in center comes out clean.

    Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 200 (18% from fat); Total Fat 4g (sat 2.5g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 36g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 16g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 360mg; Calcium 95mg; Potassium 168mg

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