3 Cheese Garlic Braid

17
Candi Hummer

By
@nvmommyx6

Something I came up with to use up an ample amount of cheese we have on hand and has become a family favorite!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Yum, this cheesy garlic bread is divine. The cheesy center inside the soft warm bread is drenched in melted garlic butter. The outside has the perfect crusty texture. This will become a family favorite for you too! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • DOUGH

  • 3 1/2 c
    bread flour
  • 1 1/3 c
    water, warm
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • pinch
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • STUFFING

  • 1 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    crushed fresh garlic

How to Make 3 Cheese Garlic Braid

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix warm water, yeast, brown sugar and olive oil until yeast is dissolved.
  2. Add bread flour and salt to form a dough.
  3. Cover in oiled/greased bowl and let rise until doubled in size.
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Kneading isn't really necessary with this dough. Roll out into large rectangle.
  5. Slice each side with a sharp knife so each side has strips.
  6. In a small bowl, melt butter and garlic in the microwave.
  7. Fill with cheeses. Pour garlic butter into cheese with a spoon to get as many garlic pieces into the cheese mixture. Reserve enough garlic/butter mixture to brush the top of the bread with.
  8. Fold end up over cheese mixture and braid your pieces from side to side to close. Fold final end up over cheese and last 2 dough strips over to seal.
    Place on greased sheet, cover with a clean towel and let rise for 15 minutes.
  9. Brush with remaining garlic butter.
  10. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20-30 minutes until starting to get golden on top of bread. Once baked, brush with plain butter, slice, and serve!

Printable Recipe Card

About 3 Cheese Garlic Braid




Show 11 Comments & Reviews

Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting

Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting


I make many meals at home and, like you, I’ve been making a lot more of my meals at home this year. The pantry is always stocked with boxed pasta and on those nights I don’t know what to make I grab a box. These are easy pasta recipes that are made with few ingredients. […]

18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels

18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels


Wondering what to do with that bag of pretzels you impulsively purchased? We have the answer! From yummy homemade snack mixes to no-bake desserts to pretzel crusted chicken, you’re going to love these tasty recipes. Pretzels are a crunchy, slightly salty, and delicious addition to a variety of recipes, so let’s get cooking.

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes

20 Southern Staple Cornbread Recipes


There’s just something we love about homemade cornbread in the fall. Paired with a bowl of chili, topped with pinto beans or just cooked to golden brown perfection in a cast iron skillet, cornbread is one of our favorite delicious comfort foods. From mom’s classic recipe to something a little spicier, we have a cornbread […]