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Blue Cheese & Shallot Bread Recipe
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Blue Cheese & Shallot Bread Recipe

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You'll definitely want to cut yourself a thick slice of this savory, cheesy bread. The robust flavors will have everyone asking for the recipe! Rita Rowland Auburn, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 196 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, saute shallots in butter until tender; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and mustard. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine egg and milk. Stir into crumb mixture just until moistened. Fold in cheeses and reserved shallot mixture.
  3. Transfer to a greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).
Originally published as Blue Cheese & Shallot Bread in Taste of Home February/March 2009, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 196 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2014

Simply perfect as is. I've made it twice, my husband and I ate the first loaf, my sil and non-blue cheese loving daughter mostly ate the second loaf.

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

Tried this yesterday!Great bread,and on my menu for New Years Eve.Thanks for sharing !!

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

I was wondering if the blue cheese could be substituted with another cheese?

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Reviewed Oct. 3, 2010

Tasty! This made a nice side to grilled porterhouse.

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

I thought this bread sounded good and I wasn't disappointed. It was wonderful. I didn't have shallots so used chopped onions instead and added a little minced garlic. It turned out beautifully. Excellent flavor and very easy to make. Next time I may add just a little dill weed and see how that tastes. My entire family loved it and I'll definitely make it again and again.

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