Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Golden Cheddar Loaf

I am making a concerted effort to get back into the habit of making my own bread. I was getting lazy, but now that I've moved and am kind of starting a new phase of life, I think I need to get back to bread baking. The other day, I made this really nice, soft loaf, and the recipe comes from the Fleischmann's Yeast "Best Ever Breads" booklet.

Golden Cheddar Loaf

3 to 3.5 cups flour
2 tbsp sugar
1 package or 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
3/4 tsp salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup milk
1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
egg for an egg wash

Instructions here.

I added poppy seeds to the top of mine, just for the hell of it.

Turned out lovely!

6 comments:

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That loaf is beautiful and must taste really good!

cheers,

Rosa

Pierce said...

Oh my goodness! Is there anything you Can't make?! This looks wonderful. Another one for the Coyote file at our house.

Future Grown-Up said...

I'm impressed that you were able to take a picture of this...I would have ripped into a loaf this gorgeous as soon as it was out of the oven.

Tia said...

looks like a nice, subtly flavored bread, great for sandwiches!

Kathleen said...

Your bread came out beautifully! I wish I had a slice of it right now!

Judith said...

This looks wonderful! Thanks for the recipe. Today I made hot cross buns and they turned out really well. I didn't cut a cross in the tops because I was afraid of them falling but they look and taste great!I think the fog in my head is lifting - at least able to follow a recipe.Happy Easter!

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