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Wisconsin Bacon and Cheese Beer Bread

Author: Lisa Longley


  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 oz beer keep in mind that bitter beers become much more bitter when cooked
  • 8 oz cheese 3/4 cut into 1/2 inch cubes, 1/4 shredded
  • 2 pieces of bacon just undercooked (do not pat off the grease), chop up the bacon


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl mix together the sugar and the flour. Gently mix in the the beer. The batter will be thick.
  • Mix in the cheese cubes and bacon.
  • Pour the batter into a greased bread pan. Top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and let it cool for about twenty minutes on a cooling rack before cutting in to it.