Crazy Easy Quickbread

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 1 loaf (8 servings)
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min


2 1/2 cups self-rising flour

3 tablespoons sugar 

1 can or bottle (12 ounces) warm beer 

1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 

3/4 cup grated Parmesan 

Salted butter, for serving and for greasing the loaf pan 

Salted butter, for serving and for greasing the loaf pan


  1. Special equipment: one 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-by-2 1/2-inch glass loaf pan
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F; generously grease the loaf pan with butter.
  3. Whisk together the flour, sugar, beer, rosemary and Parmesan in a large bowl until evenly incorporated yet slightly lumpy. Transfer to the prepared loaf pan. Bake until golden and a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 minutes. Unmold onto a rack and let cool. Cut into 1-inch slices and serve with butter.
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