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Savory Sweet Bread with Cheese and Bacon

Savory Sweet Bread with Cheese and Bacon


For the filling

  • In a large bowl, add the grated gruyere, finely chopped bacon, diced bell peppers, mustard seeds, salt and pepper. 
  • Mix well and set aside. 

​For the sweet bread

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the water, sugar, yeast and 2 tablespoons of flour.
  • Mix with a spoon until the yeast and sugar dissolve completely.
  • Gently cover with the remaining flour and allow it to rest for about 15-20 minutes, until the yeast activates. You will know it’s ready when the bubbles start to rise over the flour.
  • Add the eggs and then add the rest of the ingredients (half of the butter, zest, milk, salt and thyme).
  • Beat on low speed using the hook attachment until a dough forms and starts to pull back from the sides of the bowl.
  • When ready, add the rest of the butter in pieces while beating.
  • As soon as the last piece of butter has been absorbed, remove the mixing bowl from stand, cover with a kitchen towel and allow it to rest and rise for 1-2 hours (not in a very warm place).
  • Preheat oven to 180* C 9350* F) Fan.
  • Divide the dough into 4 equal parts.
  • Roll out each piece into a long roll and then use a rolling pin to help widen each piece so that it can be filled.
  • Spread ¼ of the cheese filling over each strip.
  • Seal each strip by pressing down on it so that the filling doesn’t run out while baking and roll again on a working surface.
  • Create a braid with all 4 pieces.
  • Transfer to a 30x40 cm rectangular baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Cover with a kitchen towel and allow it to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Brush with some egg white and sprinkle with some sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow it to cool a little.
  • Cut into pieces and serve with ketchup!
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
30 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
44 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
85 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
21 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
17 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
48 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
13 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
29 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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