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Caraway Cheese Bread

Caraway Cheese Bread
This savory bread recipe is worth splurging on the good cheese, like Kerry Gold Dubliner or some fine aged white cheddar cheese. Perfect thing to compliment a hearty soup recipe.

Submitted by: Diane from Tampa, Florida
Yield: 2 loaves


Featured in this Recipe

Caraway, Whole Seeds

Caraway Seeds


Flatpack, 1/2 Cup


  • 2 packages dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups flour

Preparation Instructions:

Dissolve yeast in 1-1/2 c. warm water. Add sugar, salt, 2 c. flour and 2 beaten eggs. Add caraway seeds and cheese. Then add 4 c. flour starting with 2 c. and increasing slowly. Mix until all flour is absorbed and the dough is soft and pliable. Knead in 1/4-1/2 c. more flour until smooth and bubbles break on the surface. Let rise til double (about 1-1/2 hrs). Punch down. Allow to rise again (1/2 hr.) Punch down and rest dough 10 minutes. Divide into 4 sections. Braid 2 ropes together and place against side of bread pan to rise again. Brush with butter. When risen bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Yield = 2 loaves. Brush with butter after baking for a soft crust. Don't brush with butter if crust is to be crispy.

More About This Recipe

The amount of flour used varies with the weather, type of flour and temperature. Dough should be soft and pliable.

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Based on 2 reviews

Customer Reviews

Judye M

Bless You!! This is one of my husband’s favorites, & I lost the recipe. It was in a of ‘Betty Crocker’ boxed set of recipe cards. I pulled the box out this morning & that card WASN’T THERE.!! (Panic)
I wanted to make this for him tomorrow to surprise him since it is ’ourValentine’s Day’. (We were engaged on the 11th of Feb. 1971)
Thank you! I can make it for him now (joy)

eliot m

My mom made this when I was growing up. So when I looked up the recipe on line, guess who submitted it? Sho nuf! My mom! Thanks ma, great bread! El

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