Soft and airy homemade garlic pull apart bread with Parmesan and herbs.
3 1/2Cbread flour
2 1/4tsprapid rise yeast
1/4Cmilkheated to 115°F
1Cplus 2 Tbsp warm waterheated to 115°F
4Tbspunsalted buttermelted and divided
Add first 5 dry ingredients to the bowl of a stand mixer, plus 2 cloves of garlic, minced and 1/2 tsp basil. With mixer on low, add olive oil, milk and warm water. Increase speed as needed, mixing until dough pulls away from the bowl, shape into a smooth ball. Transfer dough to a large greased bowl. Cover and place in a warm location until double in size, at least 1 hour.
Roll out dough to a 12x20-inch rectangle. Generously brush with 3 Tbsp melted butter. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp basil, Parmesan cheese and remaining 6 cloves of garlic, minced.
Carefully cut into 6 equal strips. Layering the strips on top of each other. Cut further into 6 equal stacks. You will now have 6 stacks of 6 layers each. Transfer dough squares to a lightly greased 10-inch loaf pan. Cover loosely and allow to rise for an additional 30-60 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prior to baking, drizzle with remaining 1 Tbsp melted butter. Bake for 35 minutes, covering with foil if necessary to prevent over browning.
Recipe yields 1: 10-inch loaf. Servings may vary. An original recipe from Baked by Rachel
Garlic and Herb Pull Apart Bread - https://www.bakedbyrachel.com/garlic-and-herb-pull-apart-bread/