2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 12-oz can (1 1/2 cups) beer
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4oz)
1 Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 8x4x2" or 9x5x3"loaf pan; set aside.
2 in a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, oregano, baking soda, salt, and basil. Add the beer and cheddar cheese. Stir until just combined. The batter should be lumpy.
3 Spoon batter into the prepared pan. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Serve warm or cool completely on rack.