Pull-apart garlic loaf Recipe

Pull-apart garlic loaf Recipe. Image credit: Robyn Brittow

No braai is complete without that freshly baked, Pull-apart garlic loaf

Make your next braai a feast with this pull-apart garlic loaf that serves more than enough to share with family and friends.

Pull-apart garlic loaf Recipe

Pull-apart garlic loaf Recipe. Image credit: Robyn Brittow

Bake a batch of this flavoursome pull-apart bread for your next braai. Trust me they really are that incredibly good!

Garlic bread is a delicious accompaniment to most braai’s and it’s even great for serving at the dinner table with roasted chicken and veggies. however, this garlic loaf is unlike any that you are used to buying in the grocery store. These smaller pull-apart rolls are perfect for a crowd and don’t fall apart as easily as traditional loaves.

Why not try making this garlic loaf this week? We’d be thrilled to see and hear how it turns out.

Pull-apart garlic loaf

5 from 4 votes
Recipe by Robyn Brittow Course: SidesCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Moderate
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This garlic loaf is time-consuming but absolutely worth the effort.


  • 2 and a half cups of cake flour

  • 3 Tablespoons 3 of Sugar

  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt

  • 1 Tablespoon 1 of dry-active yeast

  • 180 ml 180 of warm milk

  • 3 eggs whisked

  • 3 Tablespoons 3 of softened butter or margarine

  • 5 Tablespoons 5 of crushed garlic

  • A handful of chopped parsley

  • Half cup of butter/margarine at room temperature


  • In a mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, salt and yeast. Stir together to combine.
  • Add the milk and 2 whisked eggs until it is all combined.
  • Stir in the butter and you should have a sticky dough.
  • Transfer the dough into a greased bowl and cover with a tea towel or cling wrap and allow it to rise in a warm place for an hour.
  • On a floured surface knock the dough down and fold for 2 minutes. Flatten the dough and divide into 14 equal portions. Roll the portions into balls.
  • Mix the garlic, butter and parsley.
  • Flatten each ball of dough out and add a tsp of the garlic and parsley butter. Fold the dough in half and bring the corners together.
  • Once all the dough has been filled with butter and shaped, place into a greased tart tin. Allow the dough to rise for 2 hours.
  • Brush the bread with the last whisked egg and bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a preheated oven at 175 degrees Celsius. The bread should be golden brown.

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