Bacon Olive Bread - No Yeast

Pat Duran


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.


★★★★★ 3 votes

makes one loaf
20 Min
45 Min


  • 1 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 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

How to Make Bacon Olive Bread - No Yeast


  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.
    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.
    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.

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About Bacon Olive Bread - No Yeast

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

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