Cheesy Peppery Slices

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Total Time:
2.5 hours
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 gms plain flour
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3/4 cup grated cheese (processed or cooking)
  • 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • oil for greasing
  • milk for brushing

How to Make Cheesy Peppery Slices

  • Mix milk, sugar, water and warm them well.
  • Crush and add yeast, cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes.
  • It will become very frothy and will increase in volume.
  • Mix together flour, salt, pepper and make a dent in the centre.
  • Add oil, yeast mixture, half cup cheese and mix slowly till it is properly incorporated.
  • Knead well, for 4-5 minutes.
  • Place it in a large bowl and cover it. Keep aside for 1 hour.
  • Use greased hands to remove the dough.
  • Punch and knead again for 5 minutes or till it gets very smooth.
  • Grease a rectangular bread tin, line it with butter paper.
  • Grease the butter paper too.
  • Divide the dough into 2 portions.
  • Make 8-9 inch long rolls.
  • Hold one end of each together.
  • Twist them, holding an end intact.
  • Finish it till you reach the base.
  • Grease well and place it on the inside prepared tin.
  • Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 200 degrees C.
  • Place the tin on the central rack and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, remove, brush some milk, sprinkle poppy seeds and remaining cheese.
  • Return to the oven and finish baking.
  • Remove it and cool for 2 minutes.
  • Invert and check.
  • If the base is not baked, return to oven inverted for 2 minutes.
  • Cool it a little, before slicing it with a sharp bread knife into slices.
  • Serve warm with butter or marmalade.