Breads Cooking Recipes

Beer Cheese Bread


Beer Cheese Bread

Prep Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm beer
  • 2 1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 1 large slightly beaten egg white
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


  • Dissolve yeast and sugar with warm beer in a large mixing bowl.
  • Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Fold in 2 1/4 cups of flour and cheese, milk, salt, dry mustard and red pepper to make a soft dough.
  • Knead dough for about 8 minutes, use additional flour as required
  • Cut dough in half and shape each half into a 6 inch round
  • Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray
  • Place loaves at least 4 inches apart on the baking sheet
  • Using a pastry brush, brush tops of loaves with egg whites
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the egg whites
  • Carefully cut an 1/8 inch deep lattice design across the tops of the loaves
  • Cover and let rise for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until dough doubles in size
  • Pre-Heat oven to 375F
  • Bake loaves for 15 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped
  • Remove loaves from oven and place on a wire rack to cool