Bacon Cheddar Cheese Bread Recipe is a savory quick bread recipe made with basic kitchen ingredients. Our easy homemade bread is made without yeast and takes just minutes to put together. Your kitchen will smell delightful when it’s baking!
Cheddar Cheese Bread
What do you do when you are home, can’t go out and are craving a loaf of warm bread? Bake our easy homemade bread that doesn’t even need yeast, of course!
With basic ingredients of flour, baking powder, salt and sugar, combined with milk, egg and butter, you can have this homemade bread whipped up in just minutes.
Stir in your flavorings of cheddar cheese and bacon and bake to absolute deliciousness. And we all know that bacon makes everything better! Add in that cheesy goodness and your taste buds will be dancing for joy!
Oh, and did I mention you don't have to knead this bread either? Although you will "need" a slice for sure! Just stir, bake and enjoy!
Honestly, you can have this bread ready to slice, from start to finish, in about an hour or so. Yes, you read that right! A loaf of warm cheesy bread will be in your hands in no time at all. So go ahead, give it a try. You’ll be so happy you did!
Ok, I'm going to recommend that you make an extra loaf so you can make homemade croutons for soup. How amazing will cheddar bacon croutons taste with your next bowl of tomato soup? Definitely amazing!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Don’t have bacon? Leave it out and make it a cheddar bread!
- Don’t have cheddar? Stir in whatever shredded cheese you have in your fridge! Shredded mozzarella will taste delicious too!
- Love bacon so much? Double the bacon and leave out the cheese, or leave in the cheese!
- Want extra flavor? Stir in sliced scallions!
- Can’t decide which cheese to use? Mix it up and use a combination of cheeses!
Our bread is so easy to put together even my little granddaughter Zoey can do it! Here she is checking out my recipe online. Don't you just love this? And then I think she has more flour on her than in the bowl, agree?
But the Cheddar Bacon Bread turned out great and Zoey sure is mighty proud of the bread she baked with her mama. Now for the big test. time for a taste. Judging from that big smile, I think she likes it!
How to make cheddar bread
- Preheat oven to 350F and grease and flour a loaf pan.
- Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, kosher salt and garlic powder until blended.
- Add cheese and bacon.
- Stir in milk, egg and butter until a wet dough forms.
- Transfer to prepared pan. Sprinkle with additional cheddar cheese and bacon, if desired.
- Bake 45 minutes.
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- baking powder
- kosher salt
- garlic powder
- shredded cheddar cheese
- large egg
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- 2 ½ cups flour
- 4 tsp. baking powder
- 1 Tbs. sugar
- ½ tsp. kosher salt
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- ¼ cup crumbled crisp-cooked bacon (about 4 strips of bacon)
- 1 cup milk
- 1 large egg , lightly beaten
- 4 Tbs. butter , melted
- Additional shredded cheddar cheese and bacon to sprinkle on top , optional
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour an 8 ½ x 4 ½-inch loaf pan.
In bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, kosher salt and garlic powder until blended.
Stir in cheddar cheese and bacon.
Add milk, egg and melted butter and stir just until a wet dough forms.
Transfer to prepared pan. Sprinkle with additional cheddar cheese and bacon, if desired.
Bake 45 minutes or until baked through and hollow when tapped.
Cool in pan 10 minutes. Transfer loaf to baking rack, loosening edges with a knife if necessary, and cool or eat warm if you can’t resist!
Makes 12 servings