Beer Bread (the staff of life)

I think someone had this at a bake sale for the montessori school I went to as a small child. The loaf came with the recipe attached. It was that original recipe which dubbed it "the staff of life". I think I got a big kick out of this when I was younger, which is probably why I consider that a very important part of the title. I also like to brag about how easy it is, because it has only three ingredients...
3 cups self-rising flour*
3 tbsp. sugar
12 oz. beer
(melted butter or margarine)
(okay, so that's four, kind of)
*3 cups self rising flour is the same as:
3 cups regular flour plus
4 1/2 tsp baking powder and
1 1/2 tsp salt
(if you do it this way it's a lot more than three ingredients, I guess)
Mix ingredients. Put in greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes. About halfway through, brush with melted butter (or margarine).

You can whip this together in no time flat -- then it takes forever to bake, so plan accordingly!

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