12 Days of Beer Recipes: Day 5 – Caramel Apple Beer Bread

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Tis the season for Holiday cheer and desserts full of beer from Method Architecture! The 5th recipe for the 12 Days of Beer Recipes is caramel apple beer bread!

Caramel Apple Beer Bread

For the caramel sauce
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbs water
  • 2 tbs unsalted butter, cut into cubes
For the Bread
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tbs sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 large granny smith apple, peeled and chopped (about 1 ½ cups)
  • 12 ounces Baileson Honey Wheat (or any wheat beer)
  • 4 tbs melted butter

Preheat oven to 350.

In a pot over high heat add the sugar, water and butter. Stir until the butter has melted. Allow to boil without stirring for 5 to 6 minutes or until the sugar has turned an amber color.

In a large bowl stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, walnuts, cinnamon, and apple pieces. Pour the beer and butter into the dry ingredients, stir until just combined. Pour into a greased 1.5 qt loaf pan. Pour the caramel over the top of the loaf.

Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes back clean.


Find the original recipe here!



Baileson Brewing Co. 

Baileson Brewing Co. was the first brewing company to open its doors in the Rice Village area. Retrofitting a 1950’s auto service center, the brewery brings new life to the space while keeping the unique style and aesthetic of the Rice Village district.


Check out our work with Baileson Brewing Co.!


Want more recipes?

Day 1 Recipe: Beeramisu
Day 2 Recipe: Coffee Stout Brownie
Day 3 Recipe: Beer-Candied Bacon
Day 4 Recipe: Imperial Stout Pub Cookies



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