Cheese and herb Pull apart Bread

                 After a huge success in baking garlic rolls, I wanted to try out another variety bread! Got the recipe for the dough from edible garden and added my own filling! Tasted so good and was extremely soft.

                 A lovely snack when your hungry or can be served for breakfast as well! Just pop it into the microwave as and when you need it :)

2 cups of all purpose flour 
1 cup wheat flour
1 tsp of sugar
2 tsp of yeast (instant or active dry )
1/2 cup of warm milk
1 tsp of salt
25 gm of butter, at room temperature
1 tsp of garlic paste or finely minced garlic
3/4 cup of milk, at room temperature

for the filling;
20 gm of melted butter
2-3 tbsp pesto
1 tsp of red chilli flakes
1/2 cup of grated cheese (I used cheddar)
2 tbsp thai chilli sauce
dried oregano to season
2 chicken sausages, cut thinly (optional)

  • Mix the warm milk, sugar, and yeast. Set aside for about 5 mins until frothy.
  • Meanwhile mix the flour, salt, garlic, and butter. Add the frothed yeast mixture to this and start kneading.
  • Add the 3/4 cup milk and knead further until a soft slightly sticky dough takes shape. Knead for about 3 mins. Add more milk if you need.
  • Shape into a ball as much as possible and turn into a well-oiled (with olive oil) bowl. Turn to coat the dough and wrap with cling-film. Set aside for about an hour or until it doubles in size
  • Once risen, punch down the dough and roll on a floured surface into a large, roughly 12"x12" square. Brush with melted butter. 

  • Spread the pesto and chilli sauce. Sprinkle the chilli flakes and oregano.  Lay the sausage pieces. Sprinkle the cheese.

  • Cut into 6 strips and stack on top of each other, filling side on top. Press on top so that the cheese and the other fillings stick together and do not fall out.

  • Cut into further 6-7 stacks and arrange cut side down in a well-greased loaf pan or pyrex
  •   Cover and keep in a warm place for about an hour for the 2nd rise.

  • Pre-heat oven to 350F/180C and bake for 25-30 mins until golden brown.
  • As soon as out of the oven, brush the hot bread with milk generously and let it cool down before serving. 


  1. Hey dear it looks very yummy n tempting...

  2. Mashallah, that's a gorgeous pull apart bread...yummy
    hope you are doing good, nice to see you after a long break. :)

  3. wow, what a tempting bread. apperciate your visit at my space too.

  4. Elegant and such a droolworthy bread, drooing here,wish i get some rite now,superrr..

  5. Very creative and nicely done bread:)

  6. Tempting n perfect pull apart...

  7. yummy and tempting dear..

  8. Tooooooo tempting. perfectly done

  9. One of my fav bread, wonderfully made and totally devouring..

  10. Wow that looks so teasing and yum :) Delicious clicks akka :)

  11. Just one word...WOW!!!!

    Okay, next word...YUMMY!!! ;)