Chef Shamy Italian Cheese Bread


Chef Shamy Italian Cheese Bread

Recipe by Chef ShamyCourse: Sides


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  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 T quick-rise yeast

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 cup warm water (120° to 130°)

  • 1 T canola oil

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • Chef Shamy Garlic Butter, melted

  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning


  • In a large bowl, whisk together 2 cups flour with the yeast, sugar, and salt. Slowly mix in water and oil, then add enough flour to form a soft dough.
  • Knead 2-3 minutes, then place in an oiled bowl and cover.
  • Set aside to let rise for 20-30 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  • Preheat oven to 450° F.
  • Place dough in a greased 8×8 baking pan. Press, spreading dough out to fill the whole pan. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake at 450° for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and immediately brush with melted Garlic Butter, to taste, and add Italian seasoning. Allow to cool 5 minutes before lifting bread out of pan and slicing.