Pull Apart Cheesy Bread
There is nothing more satisfying than a good piece of bread that you can just rip right off the loaf. Especially when it is still warm! This pull apart garlic cheesy bread is the perfect side for a steak or to dip into cream cheese. It is easily prepared over the stove. Consider making the dough ahead of time and freezing. Then just defrost and cook as needing – no waiting to rise required!
Recipe Tester Feedback: "It looked and tasted great – the bread was soft and fluffy and garlicky." - Judy
No: Egg / Nuts
Contains: Gluten / Dairy
Preparation Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooking Time 15-20 minutes
Serves 6 as a side
Can be frozen
- water - 300g
- yeast - 1 Tbsp, dry instant
- bakers flour - 500g, plus extra for dusting
- salt - 1 Tbsp
- olive oil - 20g
- garlic cloves - 2, peeled
- butter - 30g
- cheddar cheese - 40g
- dried oregano - 1 tsp
- Place the water (300g) and yeast (1 Tbsp) in the bowl. Program 2 minutes / 37C / Speed 2.
- Add the flour (500g), salt (1 Tbsp) and oil (20g). Program 2 minutes / Closed Lid / Kneading Function.
- Tip onto a floured surface and shape into a ball. Cover with a tea towel and leave to rise for 1 hour.
- Uncover and cut into 24 individual pieces. Roll each into a rough ball.
- Place the garlic cloves (2) in the bowl. Blitz Speed 7 / 3 seconds. Transfer into a deep dish skillet.
- Add the butter (30g) to the skillet. Melt on medium heat over the hot plate.
- Meanwhile, place the cheese (40g) in the bowl. Grate Speed 7 / 5 seconds. Transfer into a small bowl and set aside.
- Drop the dough pieces in the skillet over the garlic butter. Fry for 5 minutes, then turn and move them a bit closer together so they form a bread shape.
- Drop the reserved grated cheese on top and sprinkle over the oregano (1 tsp). Fry again for 15 minutes, covered with a lid. You may find that you need to turn the bread in this period of time if your skillet is very hot.
- Serve while warm.