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Cheese Batter Bread

 Cheese Batter Bread
Hearty breads are very much a part of our Midwest heritage. This bread has a unique flavor and is a family favorite.
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm chicken broth (110° to 115°)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour, divided
  • 1-1/4 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • Onion salt, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm broth. Add the sugar, butter,
  • salt, poultry seasoning, egg and 1 cup of flour; beat until smooth.
  • Add 1 cup of cheese and the remaining flour; stir for 1 minute.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Stir the batter down, about 25 strokes. Spread evenly into a greased
  • 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 20
  • minutes.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and onion salt if desired. Bake at
  • 375° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to
  • a wire rack. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1 loaf (16
  • slices).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 136 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 197 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.