Herbs & Garlic Cheese Loaf

Recipe Creator: Bothwell Cheese

Is there anything better than fresh bread? This soft and fluffy pull apart bread loaded with our Sunny Dog Barkin' Herbs & Garlic Cheddar is bursting with flavour and cheese. Baked to perfection, this irresistible loaf will be a hit among your family and friends!



  • 2 tsp. quick rise yeast
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 3 tbsp. salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 and ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 tbsp. fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano, finely chopped




  1. Add yeast and sugar to the mixing bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook.
  2. Heat milk to 110°F or until warm to the touch and add it to yeast mixture and gently
    combine. Let sit for about 5 minutes or until frothy.
  3. To the yeast mixture, add the butter, egg, flour, salt, garlic, basil and oregano. Mix on low
    speed for 3-4 minutes until dough comes together.
  4. Transfer dough to a lightly floured work surface and knead for 1 minute and then shape
    into a ball and place in a medium sized bowl lightly greased.
  5. Cover dough with a damp cloth and let rise for an hour and a half or until it doubles in

Filling and Assembly

  1. Prepare a 9”x 5” loaf pan by lightly greasing it with oil spray and preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl combine butter, basil, oregano, garlic and salt.
  3. Punch dough down and place on a floured work surface, divide the dough into 12 equal
  4. Using lightly floured hands stretch each dough ball into a circle about 4” in diameter.
  5. Spread 1 ½ tbsp. of butter mixture onto circle and sprinkle with 1 tbsp. of grated cheese.
  6. Fold each circle in half (like a taco) and place in the prepared pan round side up, repeat
    this process with all the circles.
  7. Cover pan with plastic wrap and let proof again for about 45 minutes or until doubled in
  8. Bake in the oven for about 50 minutes or until loaf is golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before carefully removing bread from pan.
  10. Serve warm and enjoy!