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recipe for beer cheese bread

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recipe for beer cheese bread

Greetings from Minnesota,

Does anyone have a really really good Beer Cheese bread recipe?  I've tried some but there so so......

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I serve this bread with a variety of cheese on a cheese board. At the moment I have Ontario 5 year old cheddar, UK Red Leicester, British Farmhouse, two German cheeses, Cambozola, a Brie with blue, and Montagnola. It would indeed make a lovely sandwich, plain or grilled.


1 cup Guinness or dark ale, just warm
1/2 cup less 1 tablespoon walnut oil
1 1/2 cups strong white flour
1 1/2 cup strong whole wheat flour, home ground hard wheat kernels
1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons yeast
1 cup toasted loosely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup toasted loosely chopped walnuts

Make a dough in food processor with all but walnuts. You may have to add a little more flour or a splash of water to get right texture. Change blade to plastic one, add 1 cup of walnuts and buzz just enough to blend in nuts. Proof, shape, rise, paint top with a little egg white and water mixed well, sprinkle with 1/4 cup walnuts. Bake 35/40 minutes at 380º.

YIELD: 1 loaf