Whole Wheat Cheese Bread

Updated on September 12, 2017
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I have enjoyed baking my own breads and treats for my family on the weekend as a healthier and tastier option to store-bought options.

Whole Wheat Cheese Bread

Finished loaf.
Finished loaf. | Source

Bread and Cheese, what's not to like?

A hearty loaf for sandwiches or a snack. That has the full and nutty flavours of whole wheat accompanied by sharp cheddar cheese.

Cook Time

Prep time: 2 hours
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 2 hours 45 min
Yields: 1 loaf of whole wheat cheese bread


  • 1 cup Water, Warm
  • 2 Tbsp Margarine
  • 1 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Milk powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp White sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups Whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp Dry yeast
  • 1 1/4 cups Cheddar cheese, Old / Sharp

To Add A Little Pep

To add some spice to your bread add:

1-2 jalapenos peppers seeded and finely chopped


  1. In the measuring cup or another bowl, add the dry yeast to the hot tap water, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients and margarine. Stir to mix.
  3. Add the yeast/water mix to the dry ingredients, and stir with a large wooden spoon to blend.
  4. When the dough is blended, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, sprinkle a little more flour on top of the dough, and knead for a couple of minutes.
  5. Flatten dough, sprinkle with 1/2 the cheese, roll together, and continue kneading another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Flatten dough again, add rest of cheese, reserving a little to sprinkle on top. Continue kneading 2 minutes more.
  7. Form into loaf shape, place in greased loaf pan, score top in several places, sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  8. Leave in a warm place to rise 1-2 hours, until top of loaf rises above loaf pan edge about 1 inch.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  10. Place loaf on centre rack and bake 40-45 minutes.
  11. When done baking, remove from pan and place on rack to cool.

Steps To Success

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Yeast and waterDry goodsIn a greased panRisen bread
Yeast and water
Yeast and water | Source
Dry goods
Dry goods | Source
In a greased pan
In a greased pan | Source
Risen bread
Risen bread | Source

Toasted Goodness

Place a slice in the toaster to enjoy a bit of toasted deliciousness.

Questions & Answers

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        Susan Zutautas 7 months ago from Ontario, Canada

        Sounds good. This is the time of year that I start baking. Will try your recipe soon.