Quick Garlic Cheese Bread

 

Garlic Cheese Bread

StreuselEveryone loves a fresh loaf of bread, right?  Especially one that has pockets of garlic and cheese baked in!   Sometimes I just don’t have the energy (or time) to make a yeast bread and wait for it to rise.  This garlic cheese bread is an easy solution for fresh, warm, hearty bread ready to accompany tonight’s dinner.  Ready to serve, start to finish, in 90 minutes.

 

So far, this month, we have offered you two sweet and delicious quick breads to eat, or share as gifts, heading into the holidays.  During this time of year, we can inundate ourselves and our friends with sweets.  Here’s an alternative quick bread you can gift to friends that’s savory and ready for them to add to their dinner!

 

 

Adapted from this recipe, it also served as a great use of leftover party platter cheese I had taken to a party the day before.  If you shop at Costco, you know this cheese! It’s my go to for any party.  I just chopped it up into about 1 cm bits and yes, I added 2 cups.  If you looked at the original recipe, it only called for 1 cup of cheese but I doubled it.  Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!

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Quick Garlic Cheese Bread


  • Author: Streusel
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Ingredients

3 c. all-purpose flour

4 t. baking powder

2 c. chopped or shredded cheddar, swiss, gouda and havarti

2 T. sugar

2 cloves of garlic, pressed

1/2 t. garlic salt

1 1/2 c. buttermilk

1/4 c. olive oil

1 egg


Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Prepare a 9 inch loaf pan by greasing with butter and then lightly coating with a T. or so of flour.  Tap out the extra flour.
  3. Combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and garlic salt in the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attached.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the buttermilk, egg and oil and add into the mixer with the flour.
  5. Mix on medium speed just until combined.
  6. Add in the pressed garlic and mix several rotations of the paddle.
  7. Fold in the cheese.
  8. Pour the dough into the prepared pan and bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  9. Let cool in the pan on a cooling rack for at least 30 minutes before removing from the pan, cutting and serving.

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One Response to Quick Garlic Cheese Bread

  1. Robbin says:

    Can’t wait to try, sounds good

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