This cheesy bacon and beer bread recipe is perfect for Heritage Day


There are only a few things in life that can come close to the smell of freshly baked bread. SAB has an easy to follow bread recipe with garlic, cheese, bacon and beer — a heavenly combination. Wow your friends and family this Braai Day with this bread recipe. 

Garlic, cheddar, bacon and beer bread


3 cups self-rising flour; ½ cup sugar; 340ml Castle Lager; 1 cup grated cheddar cheese; ½ cup bacon (chopped); 1 tablespoon garlic powder; 1 teaspoon parsley; ¼ cup butter melted


Preheat the oven to 190°C. 

In a large bowl, gently stir together the flour, sugar and beer until it is combined. 

Then, gently stir in the cheese, bacon, garlic powder and parsley. 

Pour the resulting batter into a greased loaf tin. 

Pour the melted butter on top of the batter. 

Cook for 50 minutes to one hour, or until a skewer inserted into bread comes out clean. 

Let the bread cool for at least five minutes before serving.