Jalapeno Beer Bread

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 259 kcal
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


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9X5-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Add 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese and beer and stir just until incorporated.
  4. Pour half the melted butter into the prepared pan. Add batter. Pour remaining butter on top of batter.
  5. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and scatter jalapeno slices on top of cheese.
  6. Bake 50 to 60 minutes, until golden brown on top.
  7. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Beer Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 259
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.