Molasses Beer Bread

(from hillbillyhero78’s recipe box)

If your self rising flour has been around your house for more than 6 months, add a tablespoon of baking powder to the mix.

You can use regular molasses if you can’t find sorghum. Sorghum has a very distinctive flavor that some people don’t like.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes

Categories: Bread


  • 3 Cups Self Rising Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Sorghum Molasses
  • A pinch of salt
  • 12 ounces of stout beer (like Guinness. I used Sam Adams Cream Stout)
  • 3 Tb of butter (to grease the pan and brush the top after cooking)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan with butter.

  3. Pour the flour, salt, and sugar into a large bowl and whisk to combine.

  4. Slowly pour the beer into the flour mixture. Start stirring the beer into the dry ingredients and when you have about half of it in there, add the molasses. Add the rest of the beer and mix well just to combine. Don’t over mix, just get the lumps out.

  5. Pour into the loaf pan and bake for 50 minutes (check at 40 and see if it’s done just in case).

  6. Let cool for 5 minutes and then turn out onto a rack and brush with butter.

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