I’m always obsessed with finding new and quick recipes. I recently came across a savory sour cream quick bread recipe which looked promising and also allowed me to lighten up the recipe by using Greek strained yogurt instead of sour cream.

This bread is very simple to make. You just need one bowl and you stir everything by hand. It reminded me of making a quick beer bread though there’s no beer in this recipe.

The Greek strained yogurt makes the bread very moist and also reduces the calories and fat content.

Overall, I liked this bread but didn’t love it. I was hoping for a texture more like a yeast bread, and this one isn’t. I might try the sour cream version next time and see if it is different.

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Cheese and Yogurt Quick Bread

Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 1/4 cups milk
3/4 cup plain, nonfat Greek strained yogurt
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 large egg

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray an 9- x 5-inch loaf pan with PAM spray or grease pan with oil/butter.

In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in the grated cheese. Add in the milk, yogurt, melted butter and egg. Stir until everything is combined but don't overmix.

Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

Bake for 45-55 minutes, until the loaf is golden and knife inserted comes out clean. Let bread finish cooling in pan before serving.

Adapted from The Family Kitchen

   

4 Responses to “Cheese and Yogurt Quick Bread”

  1. pam — April 24, 2014 at 4:38 am

    the recipe doesn’t work…..i don’t know what did i do wrong.
    when i mix the batter i could tell bit dry….

    • Kirbie replied: — April 24th, 2014 @ 8:08 am

      can you explain what you mean by it didn’t work? Also did you make sure to use greek yogurt rather than regular yogurt?

  2. Pam — April 25, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    yes,I used Greek yoghurt, when i mix all ingredient was so dry. I double check recipe…. My bread like a piece of brick. Also i didn’t over mix them, I’m a pastry chef.

    The bread looks nice and i love cheese bread….

    • Kirbie replied: — April 26th, 2014 @ 3:43 am

      I’m not sure what the issue is. I didn’t have any issues and I slightly adapted it from another recipe linked at the bottom which posts many people who made it fine too

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