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Guinness Irish Soda Bread - Delicious and easy to make homemade beer bread. Enjoy a deep flavor with without a lot of kneading. This bread requires no yeast at all!

Guinness Irish Soda Bread

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 217 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


  • 4 cups All Purpose Flour sifted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 14.9 oz Guinness Beer or any other dark beer
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons butter chilled and cut into little pieces
  • 1 egg lightly beaten


  1. Preheat Oven to 425 Degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Mix the flour with the sugar, salt and baking soda
  3. Add the butter chunks to the flour and with your hands mix it in until the butter is evenly distributed in the flour
  4. Place the flour in a mixer bowl and using the dough hook mix throughly
  5. Add the egg and mix
  6. Add the beer and mix for 4-5 minutes on high speed until the dough comes together and becomes elastic
  7. Place the dough on a floured surface and give it your desired shape. Dough will be very sticky so flour your hands
  8. Place dough on a sheet pan fitted with parchment paper or a silicone mat
  9. Using a knife, make a vertical indentation and then a horizontal one without cutting all the way through. The top should resemble a cross shape
  10. Sprinkle flour on the top of the bread
  11. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until you knock on the bottom of the bread and it sounds hollow
  12. Remove from oven and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Guinness Irish Soda Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 416mg18%
Potassium 59mg2%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 135IU3%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.