Cheese Bread

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • In a mixing bowl, combine the yeast, warm water, sugar, salt and 1-1/2 cups flour; beat well with an electric hand mixer.
  • By hand, add in the egg, cheese, caraway seed and dry onion, and as much of the remaining flour as needed to make a soft dough.
  • Knead on a floured surface or in a heavy-duty stand mixer for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a greased bowl; cover and let rise until doubled (about 1 hour and 15-20 minutes, could take more or less time).
  • Punch down dough.
  • Remove from bowl onto lightly floured board; cut into 2 strips, and twist.
  • Transfer to a slightly greased cookie sheet; tuck in ends of dough slightly.
  • Cover with a clean tea towel, and let rise until double in bulk.
  • If desired mix one egg white with 1 teaspoon cold water, brush on bread then sprinkle with, dryed onion, caraway seeds or sesame seeds before baking.
  • Bake at 350 degrees (convection oven preferably) for 30 minutes.