-1/2 tsp sugar -1/2 cup warm water
-1/2 tbsp active dry yeast
-1/2 cup milk, warmed
-1 tbsp butter
-1 egg, beaten
-2 cups flour
-1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
-1/2 tbsp salt
Dissolve sugar in warm water. Sprinkle in yeast. Let stand 10 minutes, then stir well. stir in warm milk, butter and beaten egg.
Combine 1 cup flour, cheese and salt. Stir well to blend. Add flour cheese mixture to wet ingredients and beat with electric mixer for 5 minutes. Add remaining flour, beating well with wooden spoon. Dough will be very sticky and pasty.
Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled (about 45 minutes). Stir down and turn into well greased 1 quart casserole. Let rise until doubled (about 30 minutes).
Bake at 375º for 30-40 minutes. Remove from casserole immediately and cool on wire rack.