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Garlic and herb pull apart bread

By Faeza
26 September 2016

garlic and herb pull apart bread


¦ 480g (4 cups) cake wheat flour

¦ 1 sachet (10g) instant dry yeast

¦ 10ml (2 teaspoons) salt

¦ 10ml (2 teaspoons) sugar

¦ 375ml (1 ½ cup) lukewarm


¦ 30ml (2 tablespoons)

sunflower oil

¦ 65g (¼ cup) soft butter

¦ 4 cloves garlic, crushed

¦ 10ml (2 teaspoons) chilli flakes

¦ 65ml (¼ cup) chopped fresh


¦ 65ml (¼ cup) chopped fresh


¦ 65ml (¼ cup) chopped fresh

rosemary leaves


Preheat oven to 190 degrees C.

Grease and line 2 loaf tins.

Mix flour, yeast, salt and sugar

together in a large bowl. Make

a well in the centre and add the

lukewarm water and oil, mix well,

transfer to a floured working surface.

Knead for about 10 minutes

until smooth.

Return dough to the bowl, cover

with plastic wrap and keep warm

until mixture doubles in size.When

risen, knock the dough back in the

bowl, take it out, cut it in half. Roll

each half out to a large rectangle

about 50cm x 25cm. Spread each

rectangle with butter, scatter the

crushed garlic, chilli flakes and

herb mixture over both rectangles.

Roll up lengthways like a Swiss roll.

Cut each roll into 8 slices.

Arrange the slices, cut side down

next to each other in two rows in

the loaf tins. Cover with plastic

wrap and set aside until they are

double in size. Bake in the over for

40 - 45 minutes until the tops are

golden. Serve warm with soup or

cold meats and cheese.