Granville Island Beer Bread (BBB) – or lack thereof

BBB: Let's Get Baking summary: what? no bread this month? the other Bread Baking Babes managed to bake in time! (click on image to see larger view and more photos)

Bread Baking Babes (BBB) April 2012

bread baking essentials We have all the ingredients on hand. But as you can see, the mixing bowl is empty.

Sigh. I wanted to bake this bread! I really did. And I will bake this bread. Just not in time…

Granville Island Beer Bread Diary:

Monday 7 April 14:56:
On our way back from the grocery store, we stopped at the beer store to pick up some Wellington County dark ale. Sure, it’s not Granville Island beer, but I’m not sure that we can get Granville Island beer in Ontario. (Canada has such weird liquor laws!)

I’m going to bake the bread on Friday.

Friday 13 April 09:22: %&^*$%#&&&^++!!!-#$#*^

Well. This is a first. In the past, I always considered Friday the 13th to be a lucky day.


Yup. Life got in the way. And my window of opportunity to bake the bread in time for the BBB deadline is going to whoosh pass.

But we still have beer left and I will bake the bread soon….

In the meantime, here is this month’s BBB recipe. You’ll definitely want to make it. Soon.

Bread Baking Babes
Bread Baking Babes: Granville Island Beer Bread (April 2012)

Natashya (Puppies) is the host of April 2012’s Bread Baking Babes’ task. She wrote:

Canadian, eh!

While it is true that Canadians are well represented in the Bread Baking Babes, I thought it would be fun to do a Canadian themed bread with the most Canadian of ingredients – Beer! (Extra points for using Canadian beer.)

I hope I’ll make this bread in time for the BBBuddy roundup. I really do. Because the bread sounds fabulous!

For complete details about this month’s recipe, the BBB and how to become a BBBuddy, please read:

Please take a look at the other BBBabes’ Granville Island Beer Bread. It really does look and sound fantastic!

To receive a Baking Buddy Badge to display on your site: bake Granville Island Beer Bread in the next couple of weeks and post about it (we love to see how your bread turned out AND hear what you think about it – what you didn’t like and/or what you liked) before the 29 April 2012. If you do not have a blog, no problem; you can also post your picture(s) to Flickr (or any other photo sharing site) and record your thoughts about the bread there. Please remember to email the Kitchen of the Month to say that your post is up.


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4 responses to “Granville Island Beer Bread (BBB) – or lack thereof

  1. Lien

    YOu’ll get to it when you’re ready. Don’t you hate it that your to-do-list is getting longer and longer…. and longer. Well it leaves us something to wish for ;) Take care


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