Jalapeno Cheese Herb Bread

Recipe by Dreamgoddess
READY IN: 4hrs 5mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




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