When yellow squash is abundant in your area, you can make this delicious bread with the squash. The bread is great for toast or serves with your favorite soup.
Cheesy Squash Yeast Bread
1 cup shredded yellow summer squash
3/4 cup lukewarm (90 to 95 degrees F) water
1 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 1/4 cups (13 3/4 to 14 ounces) bread flour
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
In the bowl of a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment, combine the flour, shredded squash, yeast honey, oil, and water.
Add the salt and cheese. Switch to the dough hook and mix for 8 minutes.
Place the dough into an oiled bowl and cover with oiled plastic wrap. l
Let rise until doubled, approximately two hours.
Oil a 9-inch inch loaf pan. Shape the dough into a log, and place it in the pan. Cover with oiled plastic wrap, and let rise until doubled, about an hour.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F,
Place the loaf in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.
The bread should be browned and reach an internal temperature of about 190 to 200 degrees F.
Cool in the pan on a wire rack for about 10 minutes, De-pan the loaf, and cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.
May 21, 2021 at 7:57 am
A healthy option too.
Dorothy's New Vintage Kitchen
May 21, 2021 at 12:19 pm
This sounds wonderful! While I often use zucchini in a quick bread, I don’t think of using the yellow squash!
For the Love of Cooking
May 21, 2021 at 12:37 pm
I’ve only used zucchini in quick bread. Great idea!