How to Make Beer Batter

If you are looking to make beer batter, you will be glad to know that nothing tastes better than food items deep fried in batter. However, you will be required to show patience and pay attention to details when performing this task. All the ingredients required to make beer batter at home can be easily purchased from your local supermarket. Onion rings, fish, chicken or whatever you wish to fry, can be enhanced by treating it with beer batter. Consider following some simple instructions to get the job done without needing help from an expert.

Prep time: 30–40 min
Yield: 5-8 coatings
Utensils: Bowl, stirrer, wooden spoon, container

Egg: 1
Beer: 1 cup
Baking powder: 1 1/8 cup
Flour: 1 cup or as per your liking
Salt: 2 tbsp
Pepper: ¾ tbsp
Garlic powder: 1 tbsp
Onion powder: ½ tbsp
Cayenne pepper: 1 tbsp
Flour: as per your liking


  • 1

    Before doing anything else you will need to make sure that you have some basic cooking knowledge and skills to perform this task.

  • 2

    Now consider whipping an egg until it is not stringy. Make sure you use a large sized egg for this purpose.

  • 3

    Now take a bowl and clean it thoroughly using soap and hot water. Add salt, pepper, garlic power, onion powder, cayenne pepper and beer into the bowl and mix it well until it the ingredients form a thick paste.

  • 4

    Now add flour into the mixture and continue to stir until the mixture becomes smooth. Wash and rinse any food item you intend to fry in your homemade beer batter. Even if you are trying to make onion rings, you should rinse them before frying to ensure there are no bacteria or germs on it. Moreover, the water on the food items will help the batter stay on.

  • 5

    Immerse the washed food item into the beer batter to thoroughly coat it before placing it in the frying pan.

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