Cheddar and Beer Bread Rolls

Cheddar and Beer Bread Rolls

Well, we are back from a lovely week in Egypt (barring the flight home in which 2 year old was a nightmare) and I'm itching to get back into the kitchen having been fed and watered by other people for the last 7 days.

Just before I went away I was lucky enough to be sent some local Cornish ales from award winning Driftwood Spars Micro Brewery in St Agnes. Landlady Louise Treseder is passionate about real ales and tries to encourage women to enjoy beer as a natural product with interesting flavours - no encouragement needed from this end!

Not content with just drinking the ales I set about making some beer bread rolls using the Badlands Bitter. The recipe I used was from Jac's blog Tinned Tomatoes, although I made a few tweeks. They turned out lovely and malty, perfect with my Sweet Potato, Carrot and Coconut Soup.

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Cheddar and Beer Bread Rolls
Lovely with soup
  • 3 cups Plain Flour
  • 1 TBSP Soft Brown Sugar
  • 1 TSP Salt
  • 1 TBSP Baking Powder
  • 2 TSP Dreid Thyme
  • 1 cup Extra mature Cheddar, grated
  • 300ml Beer
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 190c.Step 2: Sift the flour into a bowl then add all the other ingredients, barring the beer, and nix. Gradually add the beer (do not overmix). Step 3: Divide the mixture into a 12 hold muffin tin and bake in the oven for around 30 minutes.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 12 rolls


  1. My husband would especially love these beer bread rolls. They look fantastic.

  2. Do you happen to do any gluten free ones..? I'm not ceoliac but have an allergy to barley and similar..

  3. Bread rolls for men! These look lovely...I know several chaps who would love these

  4. i think this is also good for breakfast. great post dear thumbs up. still brwosing your other post.
    have fun always.

  5. Beeer! i want beer!
    ahaha. good idea! now, i really wonder what it taste like o.o

  6. you always amaze me with your work, very impressive.

  7. Cheddar and beer? My husband would never leave the table!

  8. Now I know what to do with the leftover bottles from a giftpack of beers my husband got for Christmas!

  9. Love the blog. Always interesting posts and I learn something new every time I visit you. This looks really yummy.

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  10. This is a really interesting recipe that screams to be tried. I am new to your blog and it convinced me to spend some time browsing through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary


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