Italian Cheese Easter Bread
|Flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grated american cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|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|
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.