MOZZARELLA AND BASIL BREAD

Ellen Bales

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@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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 1 minute, to smooth the dough and shape into a ball.
3
Place 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.
4
Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for about 26-30 minutes, until bread is golden.
5
Transfer 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