Vanita's Sausage Bread

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
Recipe by Acerast

My mom has made this for over 30 years. It is always delicious and a family favorite!

Top Review by Kit_Kat

WONDERFUL!!! I can see why it is a family favorite. I brought this to a church pot-luck and it was the first item to disappear. My husband later asked me why I brought something so good, instead of keeping it at home. I have an idea to try the same thing, with breakfast sausage and without the mozzerealla-but serve with milk gravy on top of it. Wonderful well written directions! Thanks to you and to your mom for sharing this amazing recipe. This will become a regular for us.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, and salt.
  2. Work in butter until mixture looks like crumbs for pie dough.
  3. Mix in scalding water.
  4. Stir in 3 cups flour.
  5. Turn onto a foured surface and knead in 1 cup flour.
  6. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in bulk (1 1/2 hours).
  7. While dough rises, prepare filling.
  8. Remove any sausage casings.
  9. Crumble and brown sausage in a skillet.
  10. Drain and cool cooked sausage.
  11. When cool, stir in egg and cheese, set aside.
  12. Punch down dough.
  13. Divde dough into two portions.
  14. Roll one portion into an 18x12 inch rectangle.
  15. Spread 1/2 of the sausage filling onto dough, up to 1/2-inch from the edges.
  16. Starting on long edge, roll up rectangle jellyroll fashion.
  17. Seal center seam and ends.
  18. Place roll seam down on a baking sheet.
  19. Repeat process with the remaining dough and filling.
  20. Let rise 1/2 hour.
  21. Bake for 30-40 minutes at 375°F.

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