cheesy bread

cheesy mozzarella bread

A simple cheesy mozzarella bread , perfect for anytime. Made from scratch, it’s  soft and can be made in a jiffy!


2 cups all purpose flour 

1 cup warm milk

1.5 teaspoons instant dry yeast 

2 tablespoons sugar

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 

1 teaspoon salt

dry flour for kneading 

1 teaspoon olive oil , for greasing

For topping 

2 tablespoons soft butter 

2 tablespoons chives , finely chopped 

1 teaspoon salt

Mozzarella strips for filling


  • In a big bowl , add flour, yeast, sugar and salt.
  • Dry mix the ingredients .
  • Make a well and add melted butter and warm milk.
  • Mix using a spatula to avoid sticky hands.
  • When it’s mixed we’ll , knead the dough using hands.
  • Add a bit of dry flour initially to prevent sticking.
  • Pull the dough and pinch it to the centre. This method will create air pockets in your bread.
  • Keep kneading for 5 mins.
  • When the dough is not sticking any more , shape it into a ball and keep it bowl.
  • Close with a tea towel and rest in a warm place until double in size.
  • After the dough has doubled, on a baking sheet spread some olive oil.
  • Place the dough and press it flat from all ends. 
  • If should be a even disk .
  • Do not make it too thin, roughly about 1  to 1.5 inches thick.
  • Make indents using a knife , horizontally and vertically.
  • Insert thin pieces of mozzarella cheese in between the indents.
  • For the spread, mix softened butter , salt and chives.
  • Spread it on the bread.
  • Bake it at 200c for about 15-17 mins.
  • This is best eaten straight out of the oven , when the cheese is bubbling. 
  • Stays soft even after cooling down but yes the cheese will not be stringy ! 

Note – you can use finely chopped garlic or garlic powder along with butter to give a garlicky flavour.

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