Tomato  Basil Beer Bread

#436 - $9.95 (2 mixes) 

Beer Bread Bowl with Garlic Herb Dip           Serves a bunch!

1 package Bayou Beer Bread (or Tomato Basil or Roasted Onion Garlic)
12 ounces room temperature beer, Sprite or club soda
1 package
Garlic Herb Dip Mix
8 oz. sour cream
8 oz. mayonnaise

Mix the Garlic Herb Dip with the sour cream and mayonnaise and refrigerate until needed (up to 2 weeks.)

On the day you plan to serve:

  • Bake one loaf of Bayou Beer Bread in a 9 inch round pan, as directed on the package.
  • When bread cools, cut center from the bread making a “bowl” to fill with dip.
  • Use the pieces of bread removed for “dipping” and add some fresh vegetables to dip as well. 

Just don’t forget to eat the “bowl” when the dip is almost gone!




Use these Recipe Ideas for all of Taste of Gourmet’s Beer Breads


Bayou Beer Bread             Substitutions and Additions

Bacon Bread                          Crumbled cooked bacon to taste

Banana Bread                         Sprite and 2 c. mashed ripe bananas

Cheddar Cheese Bread           1 c. shredded Cheddar Cheese

Chimmi Cheese                      1 c. grated cheese and 2 T. Chimmi Sauce

Drop biscuits                         12oz. buttermilk

Hawaiian Bread                      12oz. Mountain Dew

Italian Sausage Bread             1 c. cooked Italian sausage, ½ c. Parmesan

Mexican Corn Bread              15oz. can whole corn & 1T Chipotle Sauce

Orange Chocolate Chip          Orange soda and 1 c. chocolate chips

Orange Cranberry Bread         Orange soda and 1 c. dried cranberries

Sausage Muffins                     1 lb. cooked drained sausage

Strawberry Bread                    Sprite and 10 oz frozen sliced strawberries


Roasted Onion Garlic Bread

Chili Cheese Bread               ½ c. grated Cheese & ½ c. Black Bean Chili

Sesame Onion Bread            Cover with melted butter & sesame seeds

Caraway Onion Bread           1 T. Caraway seeds (more to taste)


Tomato Basil Beer Bread

Sicilian Bread                        Layer batter with provolone and salami

Italian Cheese Muffins           1 c. Parmesan in batter – sprinkle with more

Sausage Balls                        1 lb. drained sausage in mini muffin pan


Wholesome Whole Wheat Bread

Poppy Seed Bread                1 T. poppy seeds in batter – butter on top

Boston Brown Bread             Sprite, ½ c. raisins, ½ cup chopped nuts

Scottish Granary Bread         ½ c. oatmeal, ¼ cup nuts, butter on top