Bread Machine Cheddar and Bacon Bread Recipe

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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
Total: 2 hrs 50 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Yield: 1 loaf
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
357 Calories
13g Fat
42g Carbs
17g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10
Amount per serving
Calories 357
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 474mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 240mg 18%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 148mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cheddar and bacon bread is a savory and slightly hearty bread that can add a little something special to your meal. Here is the recipe for the bread machine version, so your bread is not only delicious but easy to make.


  • 1 1/3 cups water

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 4 cups bread flour

  • 3 tablespoons nonfat dry milk

  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese

  • 8 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place ingredients in bread maker in order listed or according to manufacturer's directions.

  3. The cheddar cheese and bacon are added in ​the fruit and nut signal. Depending on your machine this could be anywhere from 30 to 40 minutes into the cycle.


  • Remember, when adding the yeast last, make a small well with your finger to place the yeast. This will ensure the proper timing of the yeast reaction.
  • This bread is processed at the Basic (Standard) cycle or according to the manufacturer's directions.

Recipe Variation

  • Imitation or real bacon bits may be used. They can be found in the salad dressing section of the grocery store. Use 1/2 cup of real bacon bits or 3 tablespoons of imitation bacon bits.