Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe

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Most of the time, I really like store bought bread. There are so many different varieties out there that I never get bored.

Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe : So Very Blessed

But sometimes, homemade bread just ups the ante from a normal meal to a special one. It would be the perfect addition to a brunch.

Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe : So Very Blessed

The fresh herbs in this quick bread totally bring it to another level, but I bet dried herbs would work just fine in a pinch.

Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe : So Very Blessed

This stuff is fantastic fresh from the oven, but my favorite way to eat it is toasted (the cheese in the bread gets perfectly melty) and topped with a piece of lettuce and Creamy Egg Salad.

Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe : So Very Blessed

But…plain ol’ butter is pretty delicious, too!

Cheddar Herb Bread Recipe : So Very Blessed

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Cheddar Herb Bread : So Very Blessed

Cheddar Herb Bread


  • Yield: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 Tbs cold butter, cubed
  • 1 Tbs fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbs fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  3. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut butter into dry mixture.
  4. When mixture is crumbly, mix in fresh herbs, egg, and milk.
  5. Stir in cheese.
  6. Spread mixture into a greased 9×5 loaf pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.

 

 

  • Kat says:
    Did you use bread flour or all-purpose flour? Can't wait to try this!
  • Courtney says:
    Thanks for the great recipe! I made it in a baking crock, and just used fresh herbs that I had in the garden- so it was rosemary, thyme, parsley, and basil. I think next time I'll add some chives. Thanks for sharing and I will definitely make again!
  • [...] try it, but it made my apartment smell like heaven. Delicious, cheesy heaven). I sort of followed this recipe, but I also made it my own with replacements and substitutions. Instead of using cheddar [...]
  • Becky says:
    Ha! Yup. That would definitely be cups of cheese, not just 1 1/2 shredded cheese. ;-) Just fixed it! Thanks, friend!
  • Liesl says:
    Dear Becky-head,

    This bread sounds amazing! I am going to try it very soon. :)

    Love, Liesl

    PS: in the ingredients list, is it 1 1/2 cups of cheese or what measurement? :)