Pull apart garlic bread

The aroma of freshly baked garlic bread is heavenly. The flovours and aroma wafting the moment the oven door opens envelopes you and makes u bite the super hot garlic bread.

This is a super easy, no fail and perfect every time recipe. Try this and you will never ever need to try any other recipe.

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Ingredients

1/2 cup warm water

1 teaspoons plus one pinch dry yeast

1/4teaspoon granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2?tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (u can use half whole wheat n half all purpose also)

For the topping

In a bowl make a basting mix of  1 tbsp minced garlic, 2 tbsp butter ( measure then melt) , 1 tsp coriander leaves, 1 tsp oregano, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder , 1/4tsp green chillies

For stuffing (optional)

Small bite size balls of softened mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Measure water in a measuring cup, then add the yeast and sugar. Stir gently, then let sit until it’s active and foamy. This will happen within 5-10 mins
  2. In a large bowl, stir salt, oil, and 1 cups flour and keep stirring in the yeast mixture as you go, using a wooden spoon. Add the half cup of flour and then stir until you can’t anymore. Remove the spoon and then use your hands to work the dough into a ball that is slightly sticky.Knead for 10 mins to develop gluten
  3. Oil a second large bowl and rest the dough ball, then brush top lightly with oil and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Place in a warm area of the kitchen and let rise until doubled in size, about 1-2 hours.
  4. Punch down the dough and knead the dough for couple of mins. Divide the dough into 8 balls.
  5. Oil and dust a 5″ round pan. Stuff each ball of dough with a ball of mozzarella and arrange in the pan so that the balls are touching each other and packed together. Baste the top with garlic butter mix and cover with a cling film and keep inside an oven with lights on and keep for an hour or till the balls double in size.
  6. Preheat the oven at 180·c for 10 mins. Bake for 25-30 mins. Knock to see if it sounds Hollow. Let it cool on a wire rack ….Baste with light butter when out of oven.

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