Cheesy Herb Bread

    3 hours 10 min

    A fantastic bread that's brimming with flavour. It's made in the bread machine and flavoured with Cheddar, Parmesan and Italian herbs. Enjoy with dinner or use as sandwich bread.

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    Makes: 1 loaf

    • 300ml warm water
    • 410g bread flour
    • 65g grated Cheddar cheese
    • 1 small pinch crushed chillies (optional)
    • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
    • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr10min 

    1. Place ingredients in the pan of the bread machine in the order suggested by the manufacturer.
    2. Select White Bread or Basic cycle. Press Start.

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    I don't have a bread maker, but I do have a Kitchen Aid mixer. I thought this would be a nice challenge for me to try. I proofed the yeast in the mixer bowl with the sugar and warm water for ten minutes. Then, I added in all the dry ingredients. (I cut back on the pepper a bit and added garlic powder, but kept everything else the same.) I added in the cheese last, using sharp cheddar. When I used the dough hook, I had to add a tbsp. of oil to get the ingredients to grab together and jump on the hook. I kneaded it for about five minutes with the hook, then set the dough in a oiled bowl on my warm oven to rise, covered with saran wrap and a towel. I let it rise twice, once for an hour in the bowl and once in the bread pan for a half hour. Then, I baked it in a 350* oven for about a half hour or so. (I don't usually time my breads. My instincts are pretty good about when it smells done.) This smells heavenly. I can't wait to serve it with dinner. Super easy for me. A bread maker is not needed for this recipe! EDITED: This turned out perfectly. Making this without a bread machine, I had no issues with the bread collapsing. And the flavor was unbelievable. I'd make this again and again.  -  18 Nov 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    My husband loves this bread but at first said it was too dry, so I added 1/4 cup of oil to the recipe and now he says its great!  -  16 Nov 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This recipe was extremely easy to make. The taste and texture were excellent. I also used this recipe to make toasted garlic bread. WOW!  -  19 Oct 2000  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)