Jalapeno Cheese Herb Bread

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Total Time
4hrs 5mins
Prep
3 hrs 30 mins
Cook
35 mins

This recipe comes from a regional magazine.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Proof yeast in warm water.
  2. In another bowl, combine milk, sugar, salt and shortening.
  3. Allow to cool until lukewarm.
  4. Add yeast and mix well.
  5. Add peppers, 1/2 c cheese, egg, nutmeg, sage, and 2 c flour.
  6. Beat until smooth.
  7. Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  8. Knead on a floured surface until smooth and elastic.
  9. This should take about 8 minutes.
  10. Place in a greased bowl and turn to grease the top.
  11. Cover and let rise until the dough doubles.
  12. This should take about 1 1/2 hours.
  13. Punch down and cover.
  14. Let the dough rest for 10-15 minutes.
  15. Shape in a round loaf and put the dough in a greased 8-9" pie plate.
  16. Cover and let rise until the dough doubles again.
  17. This should take about 1 hour.
  18. Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  19. Place the remaining cheese on top and bake until the cheese melts and bread is done (about 15 minutes).