I am wine and beer person, and love all kinds of beers; my favorites are Heineken, Asahi, Kirin, Shiner Bock and Dos Equis. And I also love various kinds of bread, and thus was planning for making beer bread for long time. While doing an after Christmas shopping, I noticed an Amber Harvest Mills Beer Bread Mix Gift Set with mix and loaf pan and I bought it. And I have also come across Shiner Bock buns recipe. So decided to make this shiner bock beer bread.
I have seen Shiner Bock beer bread and yeast rolls in the menu of a Dagar’s wedding catering service in the Lake Travis, Texas. I wanted try it immediately however I did not have Shiner Bock in hand. So I waited and finally when I got this beer bread mix I used Shiner Bock beer to make this bread. Added 2 tablespoon of melted butter for baking this bread, which is not mentioned in package, I was skeptical about the result in the mind I was thinking are I am wasting one bottle of beer. When the bread comes out the oven it was really nice smell. And when I tasted it is delicious. May be the Shiner Bock and butter did wonders here. I have seen a review where same mix used with another beer doesn’t taste good.
Shiner bock is brewed at Spoetzl brewery one of the oldest brewery in Texas,
I used one bottle 16 oz of shiner bock beer to make this bread instead of 12 oz mentioned in the package.
This bread is really delicious when it is comes of the oven; upon storing they will lose their taste. It is unique taste. If you are a beer lover you will love it.
Here comes the recipe
Shiner Bock Beer bread
- 16 ounce Amber harvest milks beer bread mix:
- 6 ounce Shiner bock Beer: 1 bottle for non-alcoholic version use Ginger ale
- 2 tablespoon Unsalted butter melted: Increase up to ¼ cup if your prefer
- Preheat oven to 375F.
- In a bowl add bread mix and add beer (or ginger ale). Mix with a wooden spoon until moist (*Do not over-mix). Make sure not to see any flour particles. Batter will clumpy don't worry. Pour the batter into a greased and floured 9” x 5” loaf pan with 1 tablespoon of melted butter in the bottom.
- Then add the batter and on the top of batter add rest of melted butter. Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 60 minutes, or until done.
- Let cool the bread in the pan for about 10 minutes.
- Then slice and enjoy.
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This is Swathi ( Dr. Ambujom Saraswathy Ph.D) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.