Italian Cheese Bread
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Mozarella cheese combined with garlic powder and Italian seasoning for a great robust flavor in this bread.
Total servings: 24
Calories: 190 per slice
Preperation time: Approx. 1 hr.
Best for: All
How to serve: Warm
2 tablespoons sesame seed
4 1/2 to 5 1/4 cups all purpose unbleached or bread flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 tspns salt
2 small packages pf active dry yeast
1 cup of milk
1 cup of water
1/2 cup of butter or margarine
4 ounces (1 cup) shredded Mozzarella cheese
1/2 teaspoon of Italian Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
Grease an oven safe pan, and sprinkle with Sesame seed.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off. In a large bowl combine 2 1/2 cups of flour, sugar, salt and yeast, blend well.
In small saucepan, heat milk, water and 1/2 cup of butter until very warm. Add warm liquid and eggs to flour mixture. Blend at low speed until moistened, beat 3 minutes at medium speed. By hand stir in remaining 2 to 2 3/4 cups of flour to form a stiff batter.
In small bowl combine all filling ingredients, mix well. Spoon half of batter over sesame seed in greased pan, spoon filling mixture evenly over batter within 1/2 inch sides of pan. Spoon remaining batter over filling. Cover loosely with plastic wrap, and cloth towel.
Let rise in warm place, until light and doubled in size, about 30 minutes. Heat oven to 350 degrees Farenhiet. Uncover dough.
Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when lightly tapped. Remove from pan imediately, cool on wir racks. Serve warm or cool.