Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Garlic Bread ! (Dominos Style)

Hi Guys,

Garlic Bread  is available in many forms in different restaurants and eat outs.. but my personal choice is the one we get in Dominos Pizza. Sometimes I just go and buy only the garlic bread and enjoy it alone. I never thought I could make this at home so easily.
It is definitely a real treat when you make at home as it is very simple to make and not much time consuming except for the dough resting period. 
I went through many recipes and tried 5 to 6 times till now. First two attempts was not so perfect. Then I tweaked the ingredient ratios and tried again and again and now it turns out perfect.. so soft and so flavourful. 


  • 2 cups Plain flour / Maida
  • 10 - 15 Garlic cloves (finely chopped or minced)
  • 1 tsp salt (or as needed)
  • 1 tbsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 - 3 tbsp corn meal
  • 1 tbsp mixed dried herbs (oregano and parsley)

  • In a bowl, take 1/4 cup warm water and add the yeast. Then add 1 tsp of sugar and mix well.
  • This is called yeast proofing. Let the yeast sugar mixture rest for 10 - 15 minutes until it becomes foamy.

  • In a mixing bowl, add the flour and salt.
  • Add the garlic to it. You can see the yeast mixture foamed up. If its not foamed properly then there is a problem with the yeast.

  • Make a dent in the flour and Pour the yeast mixture, melted butter and milk.

  • Start mixing and add some oil to it and mix well to forma nice dough.
  • It should look like our chapati dough.

  • Knead the dough for 5 - 10 minutes on a flat surface until smooth and elastic.
  • Apply some oil on the surface of the dough and also grease the bowl. Place the dough ball in the bowl and cover it with a plastic wrap and set aside in a warm area for 3 - 4 hours to let it double in size.

  • Punch the dough back and knead for another 2 - 3  minutes.
  • Spread some corn meal on the counter top and spread the dough in to a circle either with your fingers or use a rolling pin. 
  • On a baking tray, place a foil and grease it with oil/butter.
  • The corn meal makes the outer of the bread very crispy.

  • Now fold the circle into half and very carefully lift it and place it on the baking tray. Brush some melted butter on the bread.
  • Sprinkle the dried herbs on top. Put a lot of oregano for a wonderful flavour.
  • Use a knife mark lines on the dough as shown. Do not cut them through fully.

  • Preheat the oven, and bake the bread at 200 degree C for 6 - 7 minutes.
  • Now increase the temp to 220 degree C and then bake for another 6- 7 minutes. But please do keep an eye as the temp and time varies with diff ovens
  • Once it turns golden brown it is ready to be out of the oven.

Once it is out of the oven let it rest for 5 minutes. The pieces come off easily and enjoy your garlic bread with a cheesy dip. Cant ask for anything more !!!!

With Love,


  1. Hi -- where can I buy cornmeal?

    1. It should be available in all super markets. If not available please replace it with plain flour only.

  2. I love to make these often at home...looks so perfect like the dominos... Happy to follow you! Do check out my space in your leisure!

    1. Hi THanks for stopping by.. ! will check out for sure.. Not able to reach your blog dear

  3. loved the recipie.. will try it very soon.. is there any substitute for corn meal?? can
    I skip that??

    1. Yes Pavithra, you can replace it with just plain flour. Corn meal will give a crispy outer layer. !

    2. thanks a lot.. :) will try it soon..hopefully comes well as I am not good at baking..!!

  4. Hi tried out this recipe when I saw it on CAL , came out awesome :), will post the pictures soon. But my bread hardened out a little after half a day . Is it normal to become like that or what could be the reason?

    1. HI Vidya, Happy that u tried and it turned out well. Yes it is better to eat fresh. or just microwave it before eating.. half a day is too late :)

    2. Ok thanks Pavithra,actually most of it disappeared just as I made it ,just had some bread left extra, will make sure we gobble up the entire thing fresh next time :)

  5. The max temp of my oven is 200 C . How can i bake it to 220 C

  6. Do we need to leav th dough fr rising aftr putting in bake tray nd puttng th marks ???or v cn bake directly ?

    1. HI Alpa, you can bake directly.. i never left for second rise

  7. Can I replace corn meal vd corn flour ?

    1. Corn meal and corn flour are different. So Pls use plain flour itself for dusting if you dnt have corn meal :)

  8. One cup of flour is how many grams?
    Also milk measurement in ltr?

  9. Can you plz tell which company dry yeast did you use

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