3 1/4 cups flour
4 tbs. sugar
1 tbs. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 12 oz. regular beer (not light)
4 cups sharp white cheddar cheese (grated)
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced pepperoni (cut pieces in half)
1 egg beaten with 1 tsp. of water
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Oven rack should be in the middle of the oven.
2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Stir in cheddar cheese and pepperoni. Add beer in slowly and mix with wooden spoon until combined.
3. On a floured board, knead dough into a round ball shape. Using a sharp knife, make an X shape on top of the loaf. Take egg wash and brush over the entire loaf. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper on the outside of loaf.
4. Bake for 45 minutes, until golden brown. Use a toothpick to check if bread is completely cooked. Toothpick should be dry when removed.