Large caraway  cheddar bread

Caraway Cheese Bread

Yield: 2 loaves

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Caraway Cheese Bread Recipe

  • 2 packages dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/4 cup caraway seeds
  • 2 cups grated strong American or cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups flour
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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.

Yield: 2 loaves
Helpful Hints

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


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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

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)