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Buttermilk Bread Recipe

    12 Servings


  • 2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry Mustard
  • 1/4 cup Flat-leaf Parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Thyme, plus 1 teaspoon, divided
  • 1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Kerrygold Dubliner Cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt, for sprinkling
Egg Wash:
  • 1 large Egg Yolk
  • teaspoon Boiling Water


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and mustard. Add the parsley, 1 tablespoon thyme and cheeses. Stir.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, 2 whole eggs and olive oil. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir just until combined and evenly moistened. Do not overmix. Scrape batter into prepared loaf pan.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together egg yolk and 1 teaspoon water. Brush top of batter with egg wash. Sprinkle top of batter with remaining teaspoon thyme leaves and sprinkle with sea salt.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in loaf pan 5 minutes then turn out onto a wire rack. Serve warm or room temperature.
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