bacon and cheddar casserole bread

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By billy haze
from Philadelphia, PA

Chock full of flavor and texture. a great brunch addition.

serves 1 loaf
prep time 2 Hr 45 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bacon and cheddar casserole bread

  • 2 slice
    lean bacon
  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    warm water (105 to 115 degree f)
  • 3/4 c
    warm milk ( 105-115 degrees farenheit)
  • 1 1/4 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese (5oz )
  • 1/3 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 c
    chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dill seeds
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lg
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
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How To Make bacon and cheddar casserole bread

  • 1
    Cook bacon ina skillet over medium heat until crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain on a paper towel and crumble . set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until foamy, 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Mix together milk, cheese, bacon, onion bell pepper, sugar, dill, alt, and egg until blended.
  • 4
    Stir yeast mixture into cheese mixture. Stir in flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until a stiff dough forms.
  • 5
    place dough in a large greased bowl, turning to coat. Cover loosely with a damp cloth; let rise in a warm place until doubled, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • 6
    Grease a 2 quart round casserole dish. Punch down dough. place in prepared casserole. cover loosely with damp cloth let rise in a warm place until doubled, 50 to 60 minutes.
  • 7
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake bread until it is golden, 45 minutes. Transfer casserole to a wire rack to cool slightly.
  • 8
    While bread is still hot , brush with melted butter. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely

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