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Cheddar Garlic Beer Bread

Recipe by Timothy Pakron of Mississippi Vegan
  • Cooking time1 hr 5 min
  • Prep time15 min
  • Portions 6
recipe image Cheddar Garlic Beer Bread

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces vegan cheddar style cheese (about 6 slices)
  • 1/2 cup Country Crock® Plant Butter Sticks with Olive Oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/4 cup vegan sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 12-ounce bottle light lager beer (or pumpkin beer or stout), room temperature
  • flaky salt and pepper, to garnish
Energy (kcal)294 kcal
Energy (kJ)1230 kJ
Protein (g)7.5 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)54.1 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)51.8 g
Sugar (g)0.2 g
Fibre (g)2.3 g
Fat (g)5.1 g
Saturated fat (g)4.1 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.3 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)577 mg
Salt (g)1.44 g
Vitamin A (IU)88 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.9 mg
Calcium (mg)185 mg
Iron (mg)1.07 mg
Potassium (mg)84 mg

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees and butter a glass loaf pan.
  2. Dice the cheese into small pieces. Place diced cheese and Plant Butter into a medium saucepan and melt on medium-low heat for about 15 minutes until melted.
  3. Spoon flour into a measuring cup, level off with the back of a knife, and sift flour into a large bowl. Add sugar, salt, baking powder, black pepper, cayenne, minced garlic, and nutritional yeast. Mix together and follow by gently mixing room temperature beer. Finally, fold in the melted cheese/Plant Butter mixture just until fully incorporated.
  4. Pour batter into buttered loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Garnish with flaky salt and cracked black pepper if desired. Bake for 50 - 60 minutes.
NOTES I definitely recommend sifting the flour which helps to make the bread fluffier. Try adding in different ingredients like diced red onion, jalapeno, fresh corn kernels, or some fresh herbs like thyme or oregano.