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Cheesy Garlic Hard-Crust Loaf

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Cheesy Garlic Hard-Crust Loaf

This mouth-watering crunchy cheese loaf with hard crust is made in our SD-ZP2000 Bread Maker. You will not believe how good this recipe smells and tastes once it is freshly baked! A surefire hit with friends at your next dinner party.



  • 1 tsp Yeast
  • 400 g Bread Flour 400g
  • 1 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 10 g Butter
  • 1 tbsp Mixed Italian Herb
  • 1/2 tbsp Dried Garlic Powder
  • 260 ml Water


  • 1 Parsley chopped small bunch
  • 1 Garlic Clove chopped
  • Salt and Pepper as desired
  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 200 g Mozzarella
  • 150 g Cheddar Cheese


  • Place all the bread ingredients into the bread pan in the order listed.
  • Select menu 1, (3 hrs 15 mins), this is a pre-set program with no size or crust options.
  • While the bread is cooking, add the extra virgin olive oil, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper and mix well together.
  • Once the bread has cooked, cut into chunky slices.
  • Spread the parsley and garlic sauce on the slice and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Repeat step 5 for each slice.
  • Put the loaf back together and wrap in tin foil.
  • Bake for 25-30 mins at 180 °C.