Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe from scratch!

This Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe from scratch will help you make garlic bread which is soft and fluffy, filled with flavors of garlic and herbs ;and delicious mozzarella cheese.

What you will love about this easy cheesy garlic bread recipe from scratch

This cheesy garlic bread recipe uses only a few basic ingredients.

We can make this Easy Garlic bread in four simple steps.This can be considered a quick garlic bread recipe as we can make this bread in less than 95 minutes.

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Ingredients needed for this garlic bread recipe

For the bread dough

  • Flour :260 g or 2 cups (loosely packed)
  • Milk :160ml or 1/2 cup +2 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt :3/4 tsp
  • Yeast :1 tsp
  • Sugar :1 tbsp
  • Oil :2 tbsp or 30 ml

For the topping

  • Mozarella cheese:175g
  • Minced Garlic:2 tsp
  • Finely chopped Herbs:2 tsp
  • Butter:2 tbsp or 30 g
  • A pinch of salt
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How to make garlic bread from scratch

We can make this easy garlic bread in four simple steps

1.Prepare the bread dough

Into a bowl,add all our ingredients together and mix them to form a shaggy mass of dough.

Add the milk,sugar,yeast,salt ,butter and flour and mix them together.

Transfer the dough onto a clean work surface and knead the dough until the dough become soft and elastic.

Only a well kneaded dough can produce soft and fluffy garlic bread .

It will be so much easier if you are using a stand mixer to prepare the dough.

In a stand mixer, just knead the dough for around 8 minutes using the dough hook attachment.

Once we get a soft and elastic dough, let the dough sit and rest for 10 minutes.

This will give some time for the dough to rest and this will make it easy for us to roll and shape the dough.

2.Shape into a rectangle and fill with toppings

After 10 minutes, just roll and shape the dough into a rectangular sheet.

Place it on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Make square pattern on top of the dough using a sharp knife.Leave 1/8 inch space towards the edge.

Take care not to make many small squares..It may look pretty.But we need to add cheese slice in every crease and may end up adding double the amount of cheese and our bread may not turn out as a healthy bread.

Spread the top with garlic butter.

Insert pieces of mozzarella cheese to fill the creases.

Cover the baking tray with a plastic film.

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3.Proof the shaped dough

Let the dough sit and rise for 30 minutes or until the dough really puff up.

4.Bake the garlic bread

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Bake at 180 C or 350 F fr 32-35 minutes.

The baking time may vary according to the size of the baking tray.The deeper tray will take longer and shallow pan take shorter time.

If the top turn golden brown early, cover the top with aluminum foil and bake properly for 32-35 minutes

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Cheesy garlic bread recipe from scratch

This cheesy garlic bread recipe from scratch will help you make delicious soft and light gralic bread in four simple steps.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 34 mins
Proofing Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 34 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cheesy garlic bread

Ingredients
  

For the bread dough

  • 260 g Flour or 2 cups (loosely packed)
  • 160 ml Warm Milk(Temperature around 95 F) or 1/2 cup +2 and 1/2 tbsp
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Yeast
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 30 ml Oil 2 tbsp

For the topping

  • 175 g Mozarella cheese
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 tsp Finely chopped Herbs
  • 2 tbsp Butter 30 g
  • A pinch of Salt

Instructions
 

Prepare the bread dough

  • Into a bowl,add all our ingredients together and mix them to form a shaggy mass of dough.
    Add the milk,sugar,yeast,salt ,butter and flour and mix them together.
    Transfer the dough onto a clean work surface and knead the dough until the dough become soft and elastic.
    Only a well kneaded dough can produce soft and fluffy garlic bread .
    It will be so much easier if you are using a stand mixer to prepare the dough.
    In a stand mixer, just knead the dough for around 8 minutes using the dough hook attachment.
    Once we get a soft and elastic dough, let the dough sit and rest for 10 minutes.
    This will give some time for the dough to rest and this will make it easy for us to roll and shape the dough.

Shape into a rectangle and fill with toppings

  • After 10 minutes, just roll and shape the dough into a rectangular sheet.
    Place it on a parchment lined baking sheet.
    Make crisscross pattern on top of the dough using a sharp knife.
    Spread the top with garlic butter.
    Insert pieces of mozzarella cheese to fill the scored dough.
    Cover the baking tray with a plastic film.
    easy garlic bread recipe

Proof the shaped dough

  • Let the dough sit and rise for 30 minutes or until the dough really puff up.

Bake the garlic bread

  • Bake at 180 C or 350 F fr 32-35 minutes.
    The baking time may vary according to the size of the baking tray.The deeper tray will take longer and shallow pan take shorter time.
    If the top turn golden brown early, cover the top with aluminum foil and bake properly for 32-35 minutes
    cheesy garlic bread recipe

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