Asiago Basil Bread
1.5 lb loaf
3 Cups Bread Flour *
2 T Olive Oil
2 T Dry Milk Powder
1 T Sugar
1 tsp Salt
2 tsp Dried Basil
1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
2 1/4 tsp Instant Yeast
1/2 Cup Grated Asiago Cheese **
1 1/4 Cups Warm Water
* I tried half bread flour and half whole wheat. I did not like the results.
The bread's flavor is too delicate to work with whole wheat.
** You can substitute Parmesian, Romano, or other like cheeses.
Place all ingredients in your machines fully assembled pan and in the order
specified by your machines manufacturer. Select the Basic or White cycle and
press start. After the first 10 minutes of kneading check the dough, it should
form a smooth round ball that when touched with your finger is tacky. However,
when you pull your finger away no dough should stick to it. If the dough is too
dry add 1 tbsp. of water at a time until the dough is the proper consistency. If
the dough is too wet add 1 tbsp. of flour at a time until the dough is the
proper consistency. It is normal for all recipes to need some sort of an