Skillet Cheddar-Bacon Beer Bread
Skillet Cheddar-Bacon Beer Bread is a savory quick bread with smoky bacon, sharp cheddar, and green onions. Golden and crisp on the outside and moist and fluffy on the inside, it's the perfect pair to your favorite hearty soup or homemade chili.
Servings 8 Servings
- 4 slices bacon, chopped
- 3 cups flour
- 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 bottle (12 ounces) lager-style beer
- 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
- 4 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat oven to 375 F.
In a skillet over medium heat, add bacon and cook until brown and crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Stir to combine. Add bacon, cheese, and green onions. Stir to combine. Make a well in the center of flour mixture and add beer. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Spray a 12-inch cast-iron skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Transfer batter to skillet and with a spatula spread evenly. Pour melted butter over batter.
Bake in preheated for about 50 to 55 minutes or until top is golden and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool before slicing. Serve warm.
Serving: 124g | Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.2g | Protein: 10.4g | Fat: 12.5g | Saturated Fat: 6.5g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 6.5g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 2.7mg