90-minute beer bread recipe from the 1980s

90-minute beer bread vintage recipe 1983

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90-minute beer bread: Vintage Fleischmann’s recipe from 1983

Here’s a hearty 90-minute beer bread that’s ready to enjoy in just an hour and a half. It combines the rich, full flavor of beer with the taste of rye.

If you haven’t got the time, we’ve got the bread! ‘Cause nobody bakes it better (and quicker!) than you and all-natural Fleischmann’s yeast.

90-minute beer bread Vintage recipe from the 80s

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90-minute beer bread vintage recipe 1983

90-minute beer bread

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2-1/4 cups unsifted white flour
  • 1-1/4 cups unsifted rye flour
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Fleischmann’s margarine
  • 2 packages Fleischmann’s active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (105 F to 115 F)
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Mix 1-1/2 cups white flour and rye flour.
  2. Heat beer, honey and margarine until warm.
  3. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large warm bowl.
  4. Add warm beer mixture, caraway seed, salt, garlic powder and 1-1/2 cups flour mixture.
  5. Beat until smooth.
  6. Stir in remaining flour mixture and enough additional white flour to make a soft dough.
  7. On floured board, knead until smooth, about 4 minutes.
  8. Shape into a ball.
  9. Place in a greased 8-inch round pan, turning to grease top.
  10. Flatten to fit pan.
  11. Cover.
  12. Let rise in warm, draft-free place 45 minutes.
  13. Bake at 375 (F) for 25 to 30 minutes, or until done.
  14. Remove from pan.
  15. Brush with additional margarine if desired.
  16. Cool on rack.


Makes 1 loaf.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 298Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 355mgCarbohydrates: 61gFiber: 5gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g

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