In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Whisk together. If adding optional cheese and jalapeños or garlic and herbs, stir those in next.
Add honey and entire can or bottle of beer and stir until a ball of dough forms.
Grease a bread loaf pan with oil. Gather dough and gently press it evenly into the loaf pan. Smooth out and shape the top as needed.
Bake in a preheated oven at 375˚for 1 hour.
Let cool for at least 5 minutes, remove from loaf pan, slice and enjoy!
This beer bread is great in its basic form, no extras needed. Enjoy it warm with butter and it's delicious and simple.However, there are two sets of optional ingredients you can use to elevate this loaf of bread and give it a new spin:
First option incorporates garlic and herbs
Second option includes jalapenos and cheddar cheese
You can toast this bread or enjoy it warm and fresh out of the oven without toasting. Try it with cream cheese too!