Bacon Olive Bread - No Yeast

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Recipe from "Around My French Table", this is the best tasting Italian bread I have had in a long time. This is puffy and golden- so good with butter or olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Try a piece and you will see what I mean.


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Comments:

Serves:

makes one loaf

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
2 3/4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
4 large
eggs,room temperature
1/2 c
whole milk
6 1/2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp
ham, finely chopped
1 1/2 Tbsp
finely chopped cooked bacon
1 1/2 c
coarsely grated cheddar cheese
2/3 c
pitted black olives, sliced into rings. or chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400^. Spray an 8x5-inch loaf pan. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl whisk the first 3 ingredients together and make a well in the center.Set aside.
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In another small bowl lightly beat the eggs, then whisk in the milk,and olive oil .
Pour egg mixture into the well of the dry ingredients, and stir gently to blend.
3
Fold in the cheese, ham,bacon and olives. Pour into prepared pan and bake in oven for 10 minutes.
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Reduce the oven temperature to 375^ and continue to bake the loaf for 35 minutes, until it's puffed and golden brown, or a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
4
Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let it rest for 5 minutes, then remove from pan.
Let cool at least 10 minutes, Serve with butter or olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy