Old World Cheese Bread
Recipe from Midwest Living

A warm center of Muenster cheese makes this yeast bread a memorable addition to any soup dinner.



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Servings: 10 to 12
Prep Time: 30 mins
Related Categories: Bread, European Cuisine, Yeast Breads
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Ingredients
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    1/2  ounce 
    compressed yeast or 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
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    2/3  cup 
    warm milk (105 degree F to 115 degree F)
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    1 3/4 - 2 1/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    1   teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/4  cup 
    butter, softened
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    1   
    beaten egg
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    1   pound 
    Muenster or Edam cheese, shredded (4 cups)
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    2   tablespoons 
    butter, softened
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    2   tablespoons 
    chopped fresh cilantro

Directions
1.
In small bowl, sprinkle yeast over milk. Let stand 5 minutes for compressed, 15 minutes for active dry yeast.
2.
In a medium bowl, mix 1-1/2 cups of the flour and salt. Make a well in the center. Pour in the yeast mixture. Add the 1/4 cup butter. Beat by hand until well combined, adding more flour as necessary for a kneading consistency.
3.
Turn out onto a floured surface. Knead in as much of the remaining flour as you can to make a moderately soft dough that's smooth and elastic (4 to 6 minutes). Shape into a ball.
4.
Place in a lightly greased medium bowl, turning once to grease surface. Cover and let dough rise in a warm place till doubled in size (about 1 hour).
Prepare cheese filling:

1.
In medium bowl, stir together egg, cheese, the 2 tablespoons butter, and cilantro.
2.
Punch dough down. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a 20-inch circle. Ease center of dough into a greased 8x1-1/2-inch round baking pan. Spoon cheese mixture into center. Gather sides of the dough to the center, pleating evenly. Twist edges together in center to seal. Cover; let rise until nearly doubled in size (about 40 minutes).
3.
Bake in a 350 degree F oven for about 40 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Serve warm. Makes 10 to 12 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 265, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 70, carb. (g) 14, sodium (mg) 485, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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