Total Time
44mins
Prep 24 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is fun to do . And the little ones can get in on this . requires 7 clean 3 1/4 x 3 1/4-in.flowerpots. To season clay flowerpots,grease insides of each flowerpot thoroughly; place on baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for about 30 minutes; cool. Repeat 3 times. DO NOT WASH POTS ONCE THEY HAVE BEEN SEASONED .

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soften yeast in water.
  2. Beat egg in mixing bowl; add sugar, salt and softened butter.
  3. Stir in milk gradually; cool until lukewarm.
  4. Add yeast and 1/2 of the flour; beat for 2 minutes with electric mixer at medium speed, scraping bowloccasionally.
  5. Add cheese and 1/2 cup flour;beat at high speed for 2 minutes,scraping bowl occasionally.
  6. Stir in enough remaining flour to make stiff dough.
  7. Knead dough on floured surface for 8 to 10 minutes or until smooth and satiny.
  8. Place in large buttered bowl; brush top with melted butter.
  9. Cover; let rise in warm place for about 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
  10. Punch down.
  11. Turn out onto board; cover.
  12. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  13. Divide dough into 7 parts; shape each part into 4 balls.
  14. Cover hole in bottom of each seasoned flowerpot with aluminum foil.
  15. Place 1 ball in bottom of each flowerpot.
  16. Place remaining 3 balls on top;brush with melted butter.
  17. Cover; let rise in warm place for about 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
  18. Mix egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water; brush on dough.
  19. Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for 17 to 19 minutes.
  20. Remove from flowerpot;cool on wire racks.
  21. To season clay flowerpots, grease insides of each flowerpot thoroughly; place on baking sheet.
  22. Bake in preheated 375-degree oven for about 30 minutes; cool.
  23. Repeat 3 times.
  24. Do Not Wash Pots Once They Have Been Seasoned.

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