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Beer Bread Bowls

Beer Bread Bowls

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup warm stout beer
  • 2 packets yeast
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 - 7 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Stir together beer and yeast until combined, set aside for 10 - 15 minutes
  2. Heat milk, butter, and sugar until warm, set aside until cooled slightly
  3. Transfer milk mixture to a large bowl, add beer and yeast mixture, then stir to combine
  4. Add flour one cup at a time and stir to combine until it's too stiff to stir then turn out onto a well floured clean surface
  5. Knead and add flour one cup at a time until dough is smooth and elastic and flour is incorporated
  6. Transfer to an well oiled or buttered bowl, cover with a clean linen towel, and let rise in a warm place for 60 - 90 minutes or until doubled in size
  7. Punch dough down
  8. Turn out onto a clean, well floured surface and knead another 5 - 7 minutes
  9. Divide evenly and form into balls the shape of bread bowls the size you want
  10. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet cover with a clean linen towel, and let rise in a warm place for another 30 minutes or until doubled in size
  11. Preheat oven to 350 and bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until golden brown