Sundried Tomato and Cheese Bread

by | Jul 28, 2021 | Desert & Bread, From the Kitchen, Vegetarian

Serve: 8


  • 900g Cake Flour
  • 2 pkt yeast
  • 60g Sugar
  • 15 g Salt
  • 2 cups Warm Water
  • 80ml olive oil
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup sundried tomato
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • ½ cup chopped basil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Mix the flour, sugar and salt together until well combined
  2. Add the yeast and mix well.
  3. Add the water and olive oil and mix until a ball is formed, kneed the bread till smooth and soft. Leave to rest for about 15 min.
  4. Make the sundried tomato paste by adding the tomato, basil, garlic salt and pepper and a little bit of olive oil in a blender. Combine till a paste is formed. Set aside.
  5. When risen, on a pre-sprayed surface roll out the bread into a rectangle. In the middle start with the paste, then add the mozzarella and feta.
  6. Use a sharp knife to cut “strips” on the right and left sides of the rectangle. Leave the middle piece uncut.
  7. Take the top two strips of dough, and overlap them over the cheese mixture.
  8. Continue to “braid” the dough strips all the way down to the bottom. Wrap the last few strips underneath the loaf.
  9. Brush the top of the dough with the egg wash.
  10. Let rise for 15 min.
  11. Bake at 180C for 30-40 min.
Sundried Tomato and Cheese Bread
Sundried Tomato and Cheese Bread

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