Sweet and Spicy Guinness Quick Bread

This sweet and spicy quick bread would make a great St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, or a heartening snack served with a cup of coffee or Irish tea. The magic ingredient is Guinness stout, a dark Irish beer that adds wonderful moistness and flavor.

Sweet and Spicy Guinness Quick Bread
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 12-ounce Guinness or other Irish stout beer, minus a sip (fun for the cook!)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2/3 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, then spoon into a greased loaf pan.
  2. Bake 50 minutes. Serve warm or room temperature.
  3. Makes one loaf.
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/guinness-quick-bread.html

Inspired by The Best Quick Breads by Beth Hensperger (Harvard Common Press, 2000).

121 comments

Aud Nordby
Aud nordby4 years ago

ty

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Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W4 years ago

yum

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JL A.
JL A4 years ago

yum

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Marcel Elschot
Marcel Elschot4 years ago

looks good

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Lynn Demsky
Lynn D4 years ago

Looks yummy --- did copy and will try it! Thank you!

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Dale O.

Looks tasty, homemade bread is wonderful.

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Beatriz Blauth
Beatriz Blauth4 years ago

Great recipe! Thanks!

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Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Val M.
Val M4 years ago

Yummy!

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Dana W.
Dana W4 years ago

Sounds easy and delicious!

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