5 cup flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
5 tbsp sugar
12 oz beer
1 tbsp margarine
1 1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp basil
1. Combine the sifted flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl; blend well.
2. Pour in the sour cream and beer and mix thoroughly but do not beat mixture. Grease a 2-1/2 quart baking dish or similar sized pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
3. Pour mixture into pan and bake for 40-45 minutes.
4. Remove and brush top with 1 tablespoon margarine. Return to oven and bake 15 minutes longer, or until browned and sounds "hollow" when tapped.