Easy Beer Batter

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Learn how to make beer batter with this easy recipe. The first rule of beer batter: It’s not complicated; it should only contain beer and self-rising flour. The second rule of beer batter: The beer should be cold. The third rule of beer batter: don’t sift the flour, and don’t over-whisk it — a few lumps make for a better texture. The fourth (and most crucial!) rule of beer batter: choose the correct beer according to what you will cook. As any ingredient ranges in texture and taste, so does beer.


  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer


Whisk together flour and beer in a bowl until just combined; batter will be lumpy.

Preparation time: 5 mins
Cook time: –
Total time: 5 mins
Servings: 4 – Yield: –



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