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Cheesy Loaf Bread


Recipe Info

  • Yield : 1 batch
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 60m


  • 350g Self Raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of table salt
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 75g margarine (room temperature)
  • 125g cheddar cheese, grated
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 150ml milk


Step 1

Preheat oven to 190°C. lightly grease the base and sides of a 900g loaf tin.

Step 2

Put the flour, baking powder, table salt, pepper and mustard powder into a mixing bowl.

Step 3

Rub the margarine into dry ingredients with tips of fingers, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Mix in the cheddar cheese.

Step 4

Beat the egg and milk together and add to the bowl. Mix to a dough. Transfer to prepared tin and press out evenly, make a cut down the centre with a knife. Dust the loaf with Parmesan cheese if desired (optional).

Step 5

Bake for approximately 40 minutes until risen and nicely browned.

Step 6

Remove from oven, leave in the tin for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire tray to cool.

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