Beer Belly Bread

Recipe Ingredients:
5 cups all purpose flour, sifted
3 tsp double acting baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups sour cream
5 tbsp sugar
12 ounces of beer
1 tbsp margarine
1/2 tsp mixed herbs (optional)

Combine the sifted flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl, blend well. Pour in the sour cream and beer and mix thoroughly but do not beat. Grease a 2 1/2 quart baking dish or similar size pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour mixture into pan and bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove and brush top with 1 tbsp margarine. Return to oven and bake 15 minutes longer or until browned.
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