It's a white bread with a rough texture and herbed taste.
2pkg. Yeast (active dry)
1/3 cup very warm water
10 1/2 oz. Can cream of celery soup
1tsp. Garlic powder
1tsp. Onion powder
1/2 cup softened butter or oleo
3 1/2 cups flour
Shredded cheddar type cheese (I used a fiesta blend cheese It's what I had on hand ) or sesame seeds.
Sprinkle the yeast into the very warm water in a large mixing bowl. Stir until disolved ( I use a electric hand mixer for this recipie) Stir in the soup. Add the salt, garlic & onion powder, butter and 2 cups of flour. Beat until well blended. Add the remaining flour. Cover ( I use a dish towel) and let rise in a wam place for 1 hour. Stir down ( I use a wooden spoon). Put dough into a greased 9" square pan. Spread the batter evenly. Sprinkle the top with grated cheese or sesame seeds. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes. Bake in a hot oven (pre-heated about 20 min.) at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Take out of pan once you can easily handle the baking dish with pot holders, the sooner the better. Cool on a wire rack. This is VERY good warm. Hope you enjoy!!!
Bread making is always messy. I'm sure if you have a kitchen aid mixer it wouldn't be half as messy as I make it out to be. :roll: I just have a hand mixer. If you have a couple hours ( I do this when I'm making a roast) it's a real treat to have homemade bread. The cheese on top becomes baked on...think subway bread where the cheese isn't cheesy any more.. it's crispy and nummy!
*I forgot to add, that the original recipie doesn't include a teaspoon of original Mrs. Dash seasoning. I like to add that and and some parsley flakes (1-2tsp) for color. I add this stuff when I add the salt & other seasonings*