Easy Roman Cheese Bread

This is an Easter bread recipe that Italians eat with ham and salami. It’s a very easy recipe.

Original recipe makes 2 – 9×5 inch loaves


1 cup lukewarm milk
2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
6 eggs
1 1/2 cups grated Romano cheese
1/4 cup butter, melted

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    45 mins


    1 hr


  1. In a small bowl, stir together milk and yeast; set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, eggs, yeast mixture, cheese and butter; mix well. Spoon batter into two lightly greased 9×5 inch loaf pans. Let rise until doubled, about 60 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, until golden brown and bottom of loaf sounds hollow when tapped.


Calories: 141 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13.2 g
Cholesterol: 80 mg
Fat: 6.6 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Protein: 7 g
Sodium: 150 mg