Cheese and Scallion Quick Bread recipe from temp-tations®

Cheese and Scallion Quick Bread

Total Time:
1 hr, 5 mins
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Dish Size:
1.7 Quart Loaf Pan
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April 10, 2014
Tara’s Tidbits®

This recipe is so versatile! You can use any kind of cheese or combination of cheeses and herbs that you like. Feel free to add chopped, cooked bacon, diced ham, sun-dried tomatoes, or finely chopped veggies – just use your imagination!

An easy, savory favorite that’s delicious at breakfast, lunch or dinner, this Cheese and Scallion Quick Bread will rival your best biscuits. - Tara

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 generous cup coarsely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar, cut into very small cubes
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and spray a temp-tations® 1.7 quart loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and cayenne in a large temp-tations® mixing bowl.
  3. In another temp-tations® mixing bowl, whisk eggs for about 1 minute until foamy; then whisk in oil and milk.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and using a wooden spoon, gently mix just until the dough comes together. Do not over mix.
  5. Fold in all of the cheese, scallions and walnuts. The mixture will be very thick.
  6. Turn batter into loaf pan, smoothing top with a spoon.
  7. Bake for 45-60 minutes until golden brown, or until a sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan on rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread from pan and cool completely.
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