Ale Bread

Ale Bread Ingredients:

(For one large loaf 20 x 10 cm or 2 smaller loaves)

375g (13 oz) plain flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 bottle or can of ale, preferably a bitter (made up to 400 ml with water)

1 handful grated cheese


How to make Ale Bread:

  1. Preheat the Main Oven to 200°C (400°F) or Gas Mark 6.
  2. Quickly mix all the ingredients together and spoon into a greased or non-stick loaf tin
  3. Remember to top with grated cheese.
  4. A 20 x 10 cm loaf tin will take 1 hour but smaller tins 8 x 15 cm take just 35-40 minutes.
  5. Serve with cheese and chutney.
  6. Especially delicious with ham or ham and pea soup.




2 thoughts on “Ale Bread

  1. I’ll give it a try. Never heard of ale bread before. Is pale ale or bitter to be used?

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