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Cottage Cheese Bread

Cottage Cheese Bread

July 12, 2010

Sr. Kay, friend, guest, and frequent contributor to Honeycooks, gave us this recipe. She in turn received it from Rev. Glenda Hope, Presbyterian minister and founder of San Francisco Network Ministries which serves the people of the Tenderloin District providing affordable housing, vocational training, and a safe house for women as well as HIV/AIDS pastoral care. You can find out more about Rev. Glenda’s ministries at

Cottage Cheese Bread

In a large bowl beat together until fluffy:
2 TBS canola oil
2 TBS sugar.
(1 Tablespoon orange creamed honey is a nice addition to this mixture)
Beat in:
2 eggs
1 cup cottage cheese
½ cup raisins
Set aside.

In another bowl mix together:
2 cups unbleached flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon caraway seeds

Add the flour mixture to the egg/oil/etc mixture alternately with ½ cup milk.

Turn into sprayed 8 inch pan and bake for in a 375º for 10 minutes, then reduce heat and bake at 350º for another 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Turn out to cool on racks after sitting for 10 minutes.

Slice and serve with butter and Monastery Creamed Honey

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