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Quick Whole Wheat Beer Bread

  • Author: adapted from Heckers Flour
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 loaf


1 ½ cups 100% whole wheat flour

1 ½ cups all purpose flour

¼ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon Asian five spice

1 (12 oz) bottle of beer

2 tablespoons butter, melted





  • Heat oven 375F.  Spray 8×4 or 9×5-inch loaf pan with no-stick baking spray.
  • In large bowl, combine flours, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and spice. Add beer, all at once, and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened; do not over mix.
  • Spoon batter evenly into loaf pan. Drizzle or brush melted butter evenly over the top.  
  • Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until golden brown on top and instant read thermometer measures about 205F.
  • Cool 5 minutes in pan. Turn out onto wire rack and cool completely.  





  • Category: quick breads
  • Method: baking

Keywords: beer, bread, super bowl, snack, quick and easy, whole grain, whole wheat, healthy