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Jim’s Cheddar Bread

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours


1 loaf (2 pounds, 16 slices)

"I've been using a bread machine for 4 years now and wonder how I ever got along without it," marvels Jim Bodle of Clockville, New York. He shares this recipe for a moist, pretty-colored loaf. Flavorful slices of the mild cheese bread are great for sandwiches.


  • 1 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk blend powder
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose light crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
<b>Editor's Note:</b> The use of the timer feature is not recommended for this recipe.

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