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Pizza Batter Bread

This Pizza Batter Bread features chopped pepperoni and is a great addition to a pasta meal like spaghetti or lasagna. This yeast bread has several steps but it's definitely worth the effort.
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time2 hrs 40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pepperoni pizza bread, pizza batter bread
Servings: 8
Author: Megan

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 package yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano or Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pepperoni

Instructions

  • In mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of flour, yeast, oregano and garlic powder.
  • In saucepan, heat water, butter, sugar and salt just until water is warm, stirring to melt butter. Add to dry ingredients mixture in mixing bowl. Beat at low speed for 1/2 minute, scraping sides of bowl constantly. Beat at high speed for 3 minutes.
  • By hand, stir in pepperoni and enough remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough.
  • Cover, let rise in warm place until double, 45 to 60 minutes.
  • Stir dough down. Spread evenly in greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan. Let rise until double, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake in 375 degree F oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from pan: cool on rack.
  • Makes 1 loaf.