Jalapeño and Cheese Pull Apart Bread

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

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based on 1 ratings

A fantastic occasion bread to serve to hungry guests or family, no complaints here! Toasted or untoasted, cue the butter.

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/jalapeno-cheese-pull-apart-bread

recipe updated May 13, 2020


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    100g (about ¾ cup)
  • Provolone cheese icon
    Provolone cheese
    100g (about 1 cup)
  • Jalapeño pepper icon
    Jalapeño pepper
    as needed
  • Fresh yeast icon
    Fresh yeast
    30g (about 2½ tbsp)
  • Water icon
    300ml (1¼ cups)
  • Sugar icon
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    22ml (1½ tbsp)
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    500g (about 4⅛ cups)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Butter icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Springform pan - 9 x 3"
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add parmesan cheese and provolone cheese to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Mix - approx 8 sec, speed 10
  4. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  5. Add fresh yeast, water, sugar and extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  6. Cook - approx 2 min, 37°C, speed 2
  7. Then add bread flour and sea salt to the TM5 bowl
  8. Blend - approx 6 sec, speed 6
  9. Knead - approx 3 min, dough
  10. Let rest - 10 min
  11. Knead - approx 2 min, dough
  12. Flour a clean work surface
  13. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  14. Knead into a ball
  15. Cover with kitchen towel and let rise - approx 10 min
  16. Pre-heat oven - 220°C
  17. Line a clean springform pan with parchment paper
  18. Grease with butter
  19. Roll out into a circle
  20. Add three quarters of cheese mixture to dough
  21. Top with jalapeño pepper
  22. Cut evenly
  23. Roll
  24. Transfer dough to springform pan
  25. Add the rest of cheese mixture to springform pan
  26. Bake until golden brown - 15 min, 220°C
  27. Serve immediately
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