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Cheddar Quick Bread

Easy, Cheesy, Cheddar Quick Bread is a soft and delicious fool-proof recipe you need to keep on hand. This extra fast bread recipe is ready to bake in less than 15 minutes.
Servings: 12 Slices
4.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Chill/set time: 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Cheese grater
  • Non-Stick spray
  • 8 ½" x 4" loaf pan (or similar size)


  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • teaspoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cups freshly shredded cheddar cheese, from block


  • Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar, garlic, and salt.
  • To the center of the dry ingredients add the milk, egg, and melted butter.
  • Whisk quickly, but do not over whisk. The batter will thicken quickly.
  • Add in the shredded cheese. Mix or fold in the cheese with a rubber spatula for ease.
  • Pour batter into a greased bread pan. Bake for 45 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and allow the loaft to cool for 10 minutes before removing andit from the pan and placing on a wire rack.
  • Slice and serve with butter or chive cream cheese. 


Helpful tips 
Use freshly shredded cheddar cheese as pre-shredded has a flour/non-stick coating on it that prevents it from melting well in a loaf of bread like this.