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Italian Cheese Easter Bread

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Ingredients
  Flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grated american cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter stick 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105-115F)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 3 , beaten
Directions

1 Combine 2 cups flour, cheeses, salt, and pepper in large mixing bowl. Heat butter and milk to warm (105°-115°F).
2 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
3 Add milk mixture, yeast mixture, oil, and eggs to flour and cheese. Mix thoroughly.
4 Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth.
5 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 1/2 hours.
6 Punch down dough. Make loaf and place in a greased 9 x 5-inch pan.
7 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 45 minutes.
8 Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for about 40 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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bruschetta's picture
Yummy. I'm just learning to cook. will make this next week.