Jalapeño Cheddar Cheese Bread


Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese Bread
  • 1 packet Yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm Water(100o to 110o F )
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 2 Egg whites or 1 whole Egg
  • 2 1/2 cups Bread flour
  • 1 cup Semolina flour
  • 1 cup Jalapenos, stemmed,seeded and diced (approx. 5-7 Jalapenos)
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Salt


  • Heat water to boil ;dissolve 1 Tbsp.sugar and yeast; allow yeast to rise for 15 min.
  • Mix together the melted butter, egg and buttermilk.
  • Add salt, remaining sugar and bread flour to the above liquids mixture and mix well; add the semolina flour to the dough; mix well.
  • Add yeast solution and make dough gently; If the dough is too wet, gradually add more bread flour 1/4 cup at a time.
  • Place dough on a floured surface and knead for 5-8 minutes until dough is smooth.
  • Make dough into a ball ; place into a bowl greased with butter.
  • Cover the bowl; let rise in a warm place until double in size; it takes about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350o.
  • Turn out dough on a floured surface;slowly knead into the dough with the jalapenos and grated cheese,a little bit at a time.
  • When cheese and jalapenos are mixed into the dough, place dough into a greased bread loaf pan (8-1/2" x 4-1/2" x 2-3/4).
    Sprinkle the left over cheese on top of the bread.
  • Bake bread for 40-45 minutes on a center rack 
  • When you thump the top of the bread; it sounds hollow, the bread is done.
  • Let cool for ten minutes on wire rack.
  • Serve with whipped butter.


  • Freeze the left over bread up to 6 months.