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Pepper Jack Batter Bread

 Pepper Jack Batter Bread
This flavorful loaf is flecked with green chilies and hearty enough to turn a steaming bowl of soup into a meal.
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-1/4 to 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup plus 5 teaspoons cornmeal, divided
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 4 ounces pepper Jack cheese, shredded

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk, butter,
  • sugar, salt, eggs and 1 cup flour. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds.
  • Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup cornmeal and remaining
  • flour. Stir in chilies and cheese. Do not knead. Cover and let rise
  • in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Stir dough down. Sprinkle 3 teaspoons cornmeal into a greased 9-in. x
  • 5-in. loaf pan. Spoon batter into pan. Sprinkle with remaining
  • cornmeal. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30
  • minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until bread sounds hollow when
  • tapped. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

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Pepper Jack Batter Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices).
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 166 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.