Holiday Morning Brunch Bread
Three delicious cheeses and sun-dried tomatoes add flavor to this Holiday Morning Brunch Bread. Baked in a shaped Wilton pan, it fits your holiday to a “tree.”
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cup water
1/2 stick butter cut into pieces
1 pkg active dry yeast
1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
1/2 cup Swiss cheese shredded
1/4 cup Asiago cheese grated
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil drained well and finely chopped
Bread serves 1 loaf.
Spray Iridescents Tree Pan with vegetable pan spray; set aside.
Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, garlic powder and salt; set aside.
In medium saucepan, combine buttermilk, water and butter; heat over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until mixture is warm and butter is melted.
Pour into large mixing bowl; sprinkle yeast over mixture. Allow to stand 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture is doubled and bubbly.
Whisk in eggs. Add flour mixture; stir until well combined. Stir in cheeses and tomatoes. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
Cover with lightly oiled plastic wrap; let rise in warm, draft-free place for 30 to 35 minutes.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool bread in pan 10 minutes. Serve with Savory Celebration Butters.