Jalapeño and Cheese Pull Apart Bread

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

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

recipe updated May 3, 2019


  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
  • Provolone cheese icon
    Provolone cheese
  • Fresh yeast icon
    Fresh yeast
  • Water icon
  • Sugar icon
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
  • Butter icon
    as needed
  • Jalapeño pepper icon
    Jalapeño pepper
    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. Prep and set aside parmesan cheese: cubed
  2. Prep and set aside provolone cheese: cubed
  3. Prep and set aside jalapeño pepper: sliced
  4. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  5. Add prepared parmesan cheese
  6. Add prepared provolone cheese
  7. Mix - approx 8 sec, speed 10
  8. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  9. Add fresh yeast to the TM5 bowl
  10. Add water
  11. Add sugar
  12. Add extra virgin olive oil
  13. Cook - approx 2 min, 37°C, speed 2
  14. Add bread flour
  15. Add sea salt
  16. Blend - approx 6 sec, speed 6
  17. Knead - approx 3 min, dough
  18. Let rest - 10 min
  19. Knead - approx 2 min, dough
  20. Flour a clean work surface
  21. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  22. Knead into a ball
  23. Cover with kitchen towel and let rise - approx 10 min
  24. Pre-heat - 220°C
  25. Line a clean springform pan with parchment paper
  26. Grease with butter
  27. Roll out into a circle
  28. Add three quarters of cheese mixture to dough
  29. Top with prepared jalapeño pepper
  30. Cut evenly
  31. Roll
  32. Transfer dough to springform pan
  33. Add the rest of cheese mixture to springform pan
  34. Bake until golden brown - 15 min
  35. Serve immediately
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