Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 4 1/2-by-8 1/2-inch loaf pan; set aside.Advertisement
Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and 6 ounces cheese; set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk together butter, eggs, and buttermilk until thoroughly combined. Add to flour mixture and stir to combine. Transfer to prepared pan; spread evenly with an offset spatula. Sprinkle over remaining 1 ounce cheese. Bake until a skewer inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs attached, 50 to 55 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes. Remove bread from pan and let cool completely on wire rack.