Cheddar Chive Beer Bread

I love this recipe for Cheddar Chive Beer Bread. It’s easy and delicious. The chives add a savory twist to the bread.

Cheddar Chive Beer Bread

Use a good flavor of bottled beer! It’ll make a difference.  Non alcoholic beer may be substituted.

Cheddar Chive Beer Bread Recipe -

Cheddar Chive Beer Bread

Yield: 1 loaf

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chives, freshly chopped
  • 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 ounces beer
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together first 3 ingredients. Stir in cheese and beer, and pour into a lightly greased 9x5-inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes. Pour melted butter over the top and bake an additional 10 minutes.


  • In a pinch, you can use chopped green onion tops in place of chives.
  • For plain beer bread, omit the chives and cheese.