Saturday, October 13, 2012

Quick Cheese and Cracked Pepper Bread

I have been making this bread for several years. Yummy in a basket of Homemade Christmas Gifts. This bread really is quick and easy and can easily be made by beginners!


  1 cup buttermilk
  1/3 cup margarine or butter   2 cups bread flour (I like King Arthur)
  1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  2 eggs   1/2 teaspoon salt   1/2 teaspoon baking powder   1 teaspoon sugar   1/2 teaspoon baking soda   4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese or cheddar cheese


Heat oven to 350.
Grease bottom only of 9x5 inch loaf pan.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off.
In Med.
bowl, combined flour, cheese, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pepper; mix well.
In small bowl, combine buttermilk, margarine and eggs; blend well.
Add to dry ingredients stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Pour into greased pan.
Bake at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 15 minutes; remove.
Cool completely on wire rack.
Wrap; store in refrigerator.