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Romano Cheese Easter Bread

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  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    4 h
CONNIE263
Recipe by  CONNIE263

“A delicious bread made with Romano cheese. Italians make this bread at Easter time, but it's good anytime! It can be baked in a tube pan or two loaf pans.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 9x5-inch loaves

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Directions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, dissolve yeast in warm milk. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Lightly grease a large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir flour and eggs into yeast mixture; beat on medium-low speed for about 10 minutes, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Add cheese and softened butter; beat a few minutes more, until fully incorporated. Dough will be very sticky. Scoop dough into greased mixing bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 hour. Deflate dough and gently fold it over itself; cover and let rise again for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9x5-inch loaf pans or a tube pan.
  4. Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface and knead slightly. Divide the dough in half, if using loaf pans, or shape it into a log if using a tube pan. Transfer dough to prepared pan(s). Let rise for 30 minutes.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until loaves are golden brown and sound hollow when their bottoms are tapped, about 60 minutes. Remove from pans and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

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Reviews (6)

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JENNY1224
22

JENNY1224

Not too bad. I have fond memories of Romano chesse bread from my Easter in Italy and was excited to finally find a recipe for it. It wasn't quite the same, but pretty good none the less. I may toy around with it on the next try and see how it is.

JR2002
17

JR2002

very good. i added an extra cup of cheese and an extra egg. very rich flavor. mmm good

Alyssa
11

Alyssa

I was a little disappointed with this bread--seemd a bit dry. If I try it again, I will use an extra egg.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (20 total)

  • Calories
  • 141 cal
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 13.2 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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