Places like the Food Network, Food.com, All Recipes and Half Baked Harvest have easy beer bread recipes that include just four or five ingredients. These recipes also have various prep times that are designed to make it easier to make this bread.
As of February 2015, Food Network, Food.com and All Recipes have beer bread recipes that have just four ingredients. Those ingredients are flour, sugar, beer and butter. Half Baked Harvest adds salt as a fifth ingredient in its recipe. The prep times for these recipes vary between 5 minutes and 20 minutes and the cook times range from 45 minutes to 55 minutes, depending on the source.