Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread

Father’s Day week continues with Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread! It’s a soft, moist and delicious bread made with crispy bacon and sharp white cheddar cheese!

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Originally, I wanted to make a “Dad” kind of muffins for breakfast, for my husband. I thought that savory muffins with bacon and cheese would be perfect to wake up to. Apparently, I was wrong!

“Muffins are just not manly!”

That’s what my hubby said to me. Haha, I didn’t ever realize that muffins were not manly. So I suggested savory bread and he was happy about that.

I got some nice applewood smoked bacon and baked it for a couple extra minutes to give it a nice crisp. I also got some extra sharp white cheddar for a more flavor.

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Bacon lovers are guaranteed to be in food heaven! The bread didn’t last two full days between the little man and the big man!

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Bacon & Cheese Savory Bread
 
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of bread flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 3½ to 4 oz of cubed, extra sharp white cheddar
  • 10 crispy bacon strips, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2½ tbs virgin olive oil
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • Some chopped green onion for sprinkling on top
  • 1 more chopped bacon strip for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and grease an 8x4 inch bread pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
  3. Add the crispy bacon and cubed white cheddar to the four and mix until all incorporated.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, oil and buttermilk.
  5. Pour the liquids into the flour mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon until all the ingredients are well combined. (The dough will be sticky.)
  6. Transfer the dough into the bread pan and spread it evenly.
  7. Sprinkle the chopped green onion and bacon bits over the top.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes (until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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Comments

  1. says

    You’re killing me here! I haven’t even gotten to try the other savory bread yet. But this one looks so good, I guess I’ll be trying two loaves this weekend.

  2. Leslie says

    Ding, ding, ding, we have a winner! My family will eat anything w/bacon & cheese in it so I not only won’t have to it all myself but I will be fighting for my own piece! Thanks!

  3. says

    wow, this looks absolutely yummy! I am pinning this to make very soon. Found you at Happy Hour Friday, thanks for sharing! I don’t want to miss any of your other good recipes so I’m a new follower! Jill @ Mama Ging

  4. says

    This looks delicious. What is not to like about this. I think you succeeded with a wonderful bread. I have to try this soon. We are having a party tomorrow at Tumbleweed Contessa – Saturday Dishes featuring breads. I’d love it if your brought this over. Hope to see you there.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda
    Tumbleweed Contessa

  5. says

    Thank you so much for this recipe Lyuba! It looks amazing. I am pinning it right now!

    Thanks also for linking up to the Say G’day linky party! I so appreciate your support and bloggy friendship.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  6. says

    that looks amazing {and I don’t even eat meat} Just the cheese alone makes me drool… yummy! Emily @ Nap-Time Creations
    Oh and just to let you know I’ve got a Photobook giveaway from Smilebooks going on this week. Three winners will each get a free photobook valued up to $300 each!! Come on over… low entries!

  7. Robin Thomas says

    This looks amazing! Will try this on Friday to serve with my three bean soup. Nice to find a bread where you don’t have to fool around with the yeast and yet it looks like it rises nicely. Probably with just the benefit of the bread flour and buttermilk??

    • lyuba says

      I love no yeast breads! Thank you for the sweet comment, Robin!
      Bread flour, buttermilk, baking powder and baking soda all help it rise while it’s baking :)

  8. Emma says

    Hello,
    I have a question : do I need to cook the bacon and then add it to the mixture ? Or can I put it in the mixture and it will cook with the bread ?
    Thanks !

    • lyuba says

      Hi Emma!
      Yes, the bacon should be already cooked. It won’t have time to fully cooked inside if used raw and it won’t be crispy.
      Thank you :)

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