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 Feb 28, 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
    1 pinch
  • 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 for approx 8s
  8. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  9. Retrieve TM5 bowl
  10. Add fresh yeast
  11. Add water
  12. Add sugar
  13. Add extra virgin olive oil
  14. Cook for approx 2min
  15. Add bread flour
  16. Add sea salt
  17. Blend for approx 6s
  18. Knead for approx 3min
  19. Let rest for 10min
  20. Knead for approx 2min
  21. Flour a work surface
  22. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to work surface
  23. Knead into a ball
  24. Cover with kitchen towel for approx 10min and let rise
  25. Pre-heat
  26. Line a springform pan with parchment paper
  27. Grease with butter
  28. Roll out into a circle
  29. Add three quarters of cheese mixture to work surface
  30. Top with prepared jalapeño pepper
  31. Cut evenly
  32. Roll
  33. Transfer dough to springform pan
  34. Add the rest of cheese mixture to springform pan
  35. Bake for 15min until golden brown
  36. Serve immediately
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