Monday, September 16, 2013

scrambled eggs and beer bread

carby complaints:
"i don't want to wait for yeast to activate and proof for hours."
"i don't want to have to drive to the store to get bread."

Beer Bread. it's nearly instant gratification.
every ingredient is pretty much always on hand and it takes 5 minutes to mix up. 1 hour later and i have a tall crusty loaf and a house perfumed with breadiness.

the eggs turn it into a meal, and voila! temporary self-satisfaction.

 carbohydrates, you assholes.

Beer Bread
adapted from here

*this is a savory bread with a sweet beery flavor. don't let the 1/2 cup of sugar deter you. 

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup sugar
12 ounces beer
2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

preheat oven to 375 degreesF. grease a loaf pan. in a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. add the beer and mix well. dump into the loaf pan, and drizzle the melted butter over the top. bake for 55 min-1 hour. 
let cool.