Easter Bread with Fresh Goat Cheese

  • 1 -4 oz. goat cheese log, Chavrie Fresh Goat Cheeseshopping list
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 pkg. dry yeast
  • 4 oz. bread flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 lb. bread flour
  • 1 oz. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 12 oz. butter ( softened)
  • 1 egg for egg wash
  • In sauce pan, heat milk to scald and let cool to room temperature.
  • Add the first 4 oz. of bread flour and yeast and let rise until doubled in volume.
  • Using the paddle attachment in mixing bowl, begin adding eggs gradually while mixing on slow speed.
  • Add remaining dry ingredients to form a soft dough.
  • Begin adding butter on slow speed until all butter has been added and incorporated well.
  • Divide the dough into five equal pieces and place in a round cake pan.
  • Cut the goat cheese into 5 pieces and place a piece in the center of each separate section of bread dough.
  • Let dough rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Brush with egg wash and bake for 50 minutes – 1 hour, until golden brown.