Sweet as Cherry Pie Beer Bread

This sweet twist on beer bread uses two surprise ingredients - yogurt and pie filling! Change up the yogurt and pie filling flavors to come up with all kinds of variations. For a non-alcoholic version, feel free to use soda instead.

Ready In: 1 hr

Level: Easy

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 45 mins

Yields: 10 Servings


  • 3 c whole wheat flour
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/3 c light brown sugar
  • 6 oz Stonyfield Organic Fat Free French Vanilla Yogurt
  • 3/4 c light cherry pie filling
  • 12 oz beer (or soda)
  • 1 T butter (melted)
  • white sugar (for sprinkling)
  • directions

    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375°. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.

    Step 2

    Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.

    Step 3

    Add the yogurt and cherry pie filling, and carefully combine with dry ingredients. Slowly add beer, and mix everything together. The batter should remain lumpy.

    Step 4

    Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes. Leave oven on, but remove pan.

    Step 5

    Spread the melted butter over the top of the loaf and then sprinkle with sugar. Place back into oven and bake an additional 15 minutes, or until you insert a toothpick into the center and it comes out dry.

    Step 6

    Cool pan on wire rack and then remove bread from pan to continue cooling.

    make it with yogurt instead!