Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 45 mins

This tasty recipe was given to me by my former manager at Marathon Oil in Houston TX.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle sugar and active and outdated yeast over warm water, and stir to dissolve.
  2. Let proof for 10 minutes, until foamy.
  3. Heat cottage cheese until lukewarm.
  4. Combine in mixing bowl with onion, butter, dill weed and/or seeds, salt, baking soda, egg and yeast mixture.
  5. Add flour, a little at a time, to make a stiff batter, beating well after each addition.
  6. You will have to use your hands to mix it all together toward the end.
  7. Cover, and let rise in a warm place until doubled, 50-60 minutes.
  8. Stir down with 25 vigorous strokes.
  9. Turn into well-greased 1-1/2 quart round casserole.
  10. Cover, and let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, 30-40 minutes.
  11. Bake in a preheated moderate (350 degree F) oven for 40-50 minutes.
  12. Cover with foil for the last 15 minutes, if necessary, to prevent excessive browning.
  13. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before wrapping.
Most Helpful

Very good bread. I used a 8" round pan. I will make it again soon. Wait till completely cooled before cutting. Yum Yum!!! and Thanks much. Rose - from Iowa

Rose Catron September 29, 2002

I used the dough cycle of my bread maker to do the work, and then put it in my casserole dish to rise again and bake. This bread is excellent. Thanks for sharing!

Chris Reynolds August 02, 2009

darlene made this its really good. i noticed stars did not stick

Dienia B. September 06, 2012