Recipe for Bajan Beer Brea

Bajan Beer Bread – Recipe


Recipe for Bajan Beer Brea
Bajan Beer Bread – recipe

In between sewing projects, I have been baking up a storm. On Thursday I made mini coconut loaves (recipe posted on tomorrow), and yesterday I made these mini Bajan beer bread loaves.

I am creating a series of recipes using coconut oil as one of the ingredients. I also happened to have a bottle of Barbadian Beer in the cupboard, as you do. 4 ingredients, all with a link to Barbados, hence the name Bajan Beer Bread.  That and I like the alliteration.

Quick to make, and only 4 ingredients, you can whip these up and serve them in time for lunch.

Bajan Beer Bread – recipe


  • 375g self-raising flour
  • 3 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 330ml bottle of Banks beer (or your favourite brew if you cant get hold of Banks)
  • coconut oil for greasing the pans and glazing


  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4.
  2. Grease and line 8 mini loaf tins, then set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, sieve in the flour and sugar.
  4. Pour over the beer flour mix and stir quickly and thoroughly.
  5. Spoon the batter into each tin.  2 full dessert spoons per tin should suffice.
  6. Dab a little coconut oil on top of each of the loaves to self glaze. You can brush the top of the loaves with melted coconut, for a more even glaze if you prefer.
  7. Put the mini loaf tins onto a baking sheet and place on the top shelf of the oven.
  8. Bake for about 45-55 mins, until the top of the loaves are golden brown. The bottom of each loaf should make a hollow sound then tapped.

You can enjoy these mini loaves with cheese, as part of a ploughman’s lunch or on their own with a little coconut oil.

I shall be making another version of this bread soon, so stay tuned.

What do you think about this recipe? If you try it, please let me know how it went, I would love to hear from you.

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Thanks for reading.

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