Cheese bread served hot right from the oven with a big bowl of soup will become one of your favorites.   This is an easy, quick recipe and the cheese bread is delicious.  Serve this cheese bread to your family and friends and it won’t last long.  One of my favorite quotes about bread:  “Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts” —James Beard

Quick peppery cheese bread ingredients you will need

all-purpose flour

shredded sharp cheddar cheese or could use your favorite cheese


baking powder

baking soda

teaspoon salt

teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper




This bread goes great with a spring salad for a big bowl of chili or potato soup. It’s very versatile and a recipe you can enjoy year round. It’s super easy to make and wonderful right out of the oven. You can always switch out the cheddar cheese for asiago, mozzarella or any your family loves. We store this bread in the refrigerator. *Optional ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes. This bread is so good it does not even need butter on it!

This would go wonderful with our wilted lettuce salad!  

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Quick Peppery Cheese Bread

Judy Yeager
This is an easy quick recipe for cheese bread. It's delicious and great served with soup.
5 from 26 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese or could use your favorite cheese
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick melted
  • 2 eggs


  • In a large bowl combine flour, cheese, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and pepper. In a smaller bowl beat eggs, melted butter and buttermilk together with a whisk. Add to flour mixture and mix with a spoon just enough to wet all the ingredients.
  • Pour mixture into a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan that has just the bottom of the pan sprayed or greased. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan. Store in refrigerator. *


Optional ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes.
Keyword Cheese Bread
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