Save on Pinterest

Stromboli Ladder Loaf

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + rising Bake: 20 min. + standing


1 loaf (2 pounds)

In Greensboro, North Carolina, Chrystie Wear whips up homemade bread in her bread maker for this tasty filled pizza. “For variation, add veggies to the filling or make it a Rueben with salad dressing, corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese,” recommends Chrystie.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.


  • 1-1/2 cups water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. In bread machine pan, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1-2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 15x12-in. rectangle. Place on a greased baking sheet.
  2. Spread pizza sauce in a 3-in.-wide strip lengthwise down the center of dough to within 2 in. of ends. Arrange pepperoni over sauce; sprinkle with cheeses. On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips about 2-1/2 in. into center. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling. Pinch ends to seal.
  3. Beat egg white and water; brush over dough. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 259 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 554mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.

Recommended Video