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.
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