Bier Brood bush style

April 2020

Bier brood (Beer bread ) in the Bush

 

The Wentzel family took their daughter Ine fishing in the reserve for her 14th birthday and they spent the day feasting bush style.  Mom Sonja got this recipe from camping foodie Kobus Marais and it is now a family favourite along with a good old South African bush Braai (barbecue) so as promised here is the recipe 

 

Ingredients:

500g self-raising flour

1 beer  330ml

1/2 tbs salt

 1 cup grated cheese

Dry Ingredients

Dry Ingredients - flour, cheese and salt

 

Foil your cooking pot and butter it well bottom and sides

 

Mix beer into dry ingredients for about 5 minutes, knead well

 

Mix beer into dry ingredients

Mix beer into dry ingredients

Place dough into a well greased pan and put the lid on - Put the lid on and leave in a warm spot to rise for about 45-60mins

 

While Ine was fishing sister Emma dug a nice round deep hole:

Emma digging the hole

Emma digging the hole

 

Place coals in the hole and use 3 empty beer or cool drink cans to hold up the pan.

 

Place dough into a well greased pan and put the lid on

 

Place it on the coals and also place coals on top - let it bake 

 

 

Make sure to place nice hot coals on top of the pan lid

Make sure to place nice hot coals on top of the pan lid  - let it bake for about 40 minutes!

 

And there it is a gorgeous Bier Brood

And there it is a gorgeous Bier Brood

 

Ready to enjoy with a lovely bush Braai (barbecue) 

 

Hot and ready to make some nice Boerie (sausage )sandwiches

Hot and ready to make some nice Boerie (sausage )sandwiches

 

Boerie and steak braai

Boerie and steak braai - the best South African combination

Girls enjoying their lunch

Girls enjoying their lunch - so much nicer when you have made it all

 

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at sales@amakhosi.com

Once again thank you to Kobus Marais for this hit of a recipe

Enjoy - Sonja Wentzel