In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in hot water. Add 1 1/3 cups of the flour.
Add salt, sugar, baking soda, sour cream and egg. Blend 1/2 minute on low speed,
scraping bowl constantly. Beat 2 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in remaining flour, cheese and pepper.
Divide batter between cans. Let rise in warm place for 50 minutes.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes (or until golden brown).
Immediately remove from cans.
Cool slightly before slicing.
Variation: Add 1 tablespoon dehydrated minced onion to batter.