Recipe #781  

Asiago Bacon Breakfast Bread


Asiago Bacon Breakfast Bread Recipe | Holiday and Specialty Breads |

Makes: 1 round loaf
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Proof Time: 40 minutes
Bake Time: 25 to 30 minutes


1/3 cup milk
1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons butter OR margarine
1 envelope Fleischmann's® Active Dry Yeast
2 eggs
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese
10 to 12 strips cooked bacon, crumbled (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Chives



Directions

Heat milk, water and butter until warm (100° to 110°F). Pour into large mixing bowl and add yeast. Stir and let rest for 5 minutes. Beat in eggs.

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Add to liquid mixture and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Combine cheddar cheese, Asiago cheese, bacon and chives in a bowl. Reserve one third; stir remaining cheese mixture into batter. Pour into greased 9-inch round cake pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, 40 to 50 minutes.

Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese mixture over bread. Return to oven and bake additional 5 to 10 minutes until well browned and bread is done. Cut into slices and serve warm. Refrigerate leftover bread.