Asiago Bread Loaf

30 minutes

Makes 2 Loaves

Spread the love of cheese!

Asiago Bread Loaf

Is there anything better than fresh bread? Yes – fresh bread topped with lots of tasty cheese! This soft and fluffy bread sprinkled with Shredded Asiago is tangy and delicious. Baked to perfection, this irresistible loaf will be a hit among your friends and family. Spread on some butter and enjoy.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 3 tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1 ½ tbsp. quick rise yeast
  • 6 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 170g package of Paradise Island Shredded Asiago, divided

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ° F. Grease two 2lb loaf pans with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Combine in a small pot and heat water, butter, milk, and honey until it reaches 110°F or until
    warm to the touch.
  3. Add water mixture to the mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook. Add yeast and gently stir with a fork to combine. Let sit for about 5 minutes or until
  4. To the yeast mixture, add flour, salt and cheese. Removing ½ cup of cheese for the top.
    Mix on low speed for 3-4 minutes until the dough comes together.
  5. Transfer dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead for 1 minute and then shape
    into a ball and place in a lightly greased medium-sized bowl.
  6. Cover dough with a damp cloth and let rise briefly for about 15 minutes.
  7. Gently punch the dough down and divide it into 2 equal pieces and shape each piece into
    a log fitting the size of the pan. Place into greased loaf pans and cover again with a damp
    cloth and let rise for another 15-20 minutes.
  8. Uncover loaves and top each loaf with ¼ cup of cheese.
  9. Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes or until loaves are golden brown and baked
  10. Serve warm and enjoy!