Biersuppe (Beer Soup) Recipe

From grandmother's more thrifty times; rarely encountered today.

Step 1

Brown the flour in the butter, then add beer. Add cinnamon and sugar and bring to a boil. Whisk together the egg yolk and milk and stir into the hot (but no longer boiling) beer. Strain, and serve with toasted slices of bread.

From: D'SCHWAEBISCH' KUCHE' by Aegidius Kolb and Leonhard Lidel, Allgaeuer Zeitungsverlag, Kempten. 1976. (Translation/Conversion: Karin Brewer) Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 9/92

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2tb (heaping) flour
  • 50g Butter (3 1/2 Tbsp)
  • 1l Beer
  • 1sm Piece of cinnamon
  • Sugar to taste
  • 2 Egg yolk
  • 1/8l Milk (1/2 cup plus 1/2 Tbsp)
  • Toasted white [French] bread

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