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Cheesy Batter Bread

Here’s a quick bread recipe. I’m really glad I remembered I had this one too, since I have a package of cheddar I picked up several weeks ago when it was on sale. It’s fine – no mold or anything, just has gotten quite sharp. I like sharp cheese (I remember my dad did too), but the others in the fam aren’t too much of a fan. Whatever kind of cheese you have will work. This is a good one all by itself, or with a bowl of soup, or with a salad. (Hint: I like it best warmed 5 – 10 seconds in the microwave if it’s not hot.)
1/2 Cup butter
1/2 Cup warm milk
1/4 Cup warm water
2 1/2 Cup flour, divided
1 pkg. (2 teaspoons) yeast
2 Cups (8 oz.) shredded cheese
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon sugar
3 eggs

Warm butter, milk, and water together. In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cup flour and all other ingredients. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed. By hand, stir in remaining 1 cup flour. Cover.

Let rise until light, ~ 45-60 minutes.



Grease a 9×5 loaf pan (I use a nine-inch round Pyrex). Stir down dough, place in pan. Bake at 375º (350º for glass pan) 40-45 minutes.



When it comes out of the oven and is still hot, I like to coat the top with a generous coat of butter, then sprinkle with coarse kosher salt.


August 12, 2012 at 8:58 pm 3 comments

Cheese Muffins

cheese muffins on plate

This recipe started life as something else, then I worked it over to be what it is here. I may not be done “tweaking”, but couldn’t wait to share it. If you have any suggestions, please let me know.


1 ½ Cup flour
1 Cup (at least) Cheddar, shredded
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
A pinch of cayenne pepper*
1 egg slightly beaten
1 Cup milk
¼ Cup oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Combine the dry ingredients in one bowl, the wet in another.

cheese muffins dry & wet bowls

 Stir the two together. Spoon into greased muffin tin.

cheese muffins batter- 4

(grease the inside and top side) Bake at 350 degrees for 18 —- 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

* Or white pepper. They need just a little zing; you may think them bland without it.

cheese muffins in hand

October 25, 2009 at 4:03 pm 5 comments

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