MOZZARELLA AND BASIL BREAD

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I just love these quick breads, i.e. breads made without any yeast. They are just that: quick. And oh, so delicious! And the cheese is always a big plus!
Recipe & photo: bakingbites.com


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Rating:
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Serves:
Makes 1 loaf
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
finely chopped fresh basil
1 c
diced fresh mozzarella

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add in buttermilk and stir with a spoon or spatula until the dough starts to come together. Add in basil and mozzarella and continue to mix the dough until the dough is well combined.

2Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 1 minute, to smooth the dough and shape into a ball.

3Place dough ball onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush with 1 Tbsp. buttermilk. Using a sharp knife, cut a large X in the top of the dough.

4Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for about 26-30 minutes, until bread is golden.

5Transfer bread to a wire rack and allow to cool completely before slicing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #cheesy