Pull-Apart Garlic Bread

The savoury side recipe that rivals any restaurant’s.

The savoury side recipe that rivals any restaurant’s

The perfect garlic bread is the kind of thing people and places become famous for. If you start serving these garlic bread balls in the pull-apart fashion shown in the video below, using our easy Big Batch Bread Dough recipe, your circle is likely to start asking for “your garlic bread” regularly. Butter, parmesan and fresh parsley literally seal the deal on making these everyone’s new favourite savoury side.  

Watch to see how simple it is to make these look and taste so very good, and see the recipe for a detailed how-to.

Pull Apart Garlic Bread

*Note: This recipe is part of a series of how to make a big batch of bread dough and turn it into three types of bread — get all of the recipes here. 

Bread, 3 ways: A big-batch dough recipe you can transform into sweet and savoury delights

CBC Life

11 months ago


  • ⅓ cup butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp salt and pepper
  • ⅓ Big Batch Bread Dough*
  • ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese


Heat oven to 400˚F. 

Stir together the butter, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. 

Cut the dough into 18 to 20 portions. Roll each portion into a ball. Dip each ball in the butter mixture until coated and place in a 9-inch cast iron fry pan or 9-inch square baking dish. Drizzle with the remaining garlic butter mixture and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Cover and let the balls rise until doubled in volume, about 20 minutes. 

Bake until golden brown, about 18 to 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings

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