Jalapeno Beer Bread
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Jalapeno Beer Bread

Jalapeno Beer Bread with cheddar cheese is super easy to make and has a buttery, crispy exterior and tender interior. Great with a bowl of chili.
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 259kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle good quality beer or ale
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9X5-inch loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cayenne pepper.
  • Add 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese and beer and stir just until incorporated.
  • Pour half the melted butter into the prepared pan. Add batter. Pour remaining butter on top of batter.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and scatter jalapeno slices on top of cheese.
  • Bake 50 to 60 minutes, until golden brown on top.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 259kcal