FABULOUS Muenster Bread

Recipe by WJKing
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in milk.
  • Add butter, sugar, salt& 2 c.
  • flour; beat until smooth.
  • Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg and yolk; stir in cheese.
  • Punch down dough; roll into a 14-16" circle.
  • Place in a greased 9" round cake pan, letting dough drape over the edges of the pan.
  • Spoon the cheese mixture into the center of the dough.
  • Gather dough up over filling in 1 1/2" pleats.
  • Gently squeeze pleats together at the top and twist to make a top knot.
  • Allow to rise 10-15 minutes.
  • Brush loaf with egg white.
  • Bake at 375 for 45-50 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm.