Beer batter

This batter recipe is for beer batter.  If looking for a batter for fish, this recipe is easy to make for a great cod in dish.  The use of beer adds bubbles to the batter, which makes the batter light and can add colour as well as additional flavour  – it is a particularly popular recipe all over the world but especially in Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe and Russia (Wikpedia).

Ingredients – as required

  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 300ml dark beer
  • Sea salt


  1. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a large clean bowl and add salt to your personal taste.
  2. Using a whisk, slowly stir in the beer.  Continue to whisk until the beer batter becomes a smooth consistency.
  3. Allow the batter to stand for 40–45 minutes before use.

Watch this beer batter being made

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