Idahoan® Potato and Herb Pull Apart Bread

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Ready in 45 minutes
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Complexity: Culinary Master
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Serves 12 People
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Bread and Rolls

These herbed pull apart rolls are a beautiful solution for the holidays or any special occasion.

Idahoan® Potato and Herb Pull Apart Bread
Serves: 10-12
These herbed pull apart rolls are a beautiful solution for the holidays or any special occasion.
  • ¼ cup very warm tap water
  • 3 tsp dry instant yeast
  • 1 ½ Tbsp super fine sugar (caster or bakers sugar)
  • ⅓ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 ½ cups Idahoan® Original Potato flakes, dry
  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup each, thyme leaves and rosemary leaves, finely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic cloves, minced (optional for herb garlic pull apart bread)
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • bay leaves and herbs for garnish
  1. In a small bowl, place very warm (not hot) water, yeast and sugar. Set aside to activate the yeast.
  2. Melt the butter in the milk while bringing the milk to a scald (tiny bubbles will appear around the edge of the pan when ready, do not boil). Set aside to cool.
  3. Transfer the milk, when cooled, to a mixer with a dough hook attached. Add the eggs, activated yeast mixture, salt and Idahoan® Mashed Potatoes. Mix together.
  4. Begin adding the flour one cup at a time. You may need more or less. The dough should come together in a soft ball, still a bit sticky to the touch but easy to handle.
  5. Pour extra flour out onto a work surface and begin kneading the dough, adding more flour if needed. It should be a firm, but still soft and pliable dough.
  6. Spray a large bowl with cooking spray. Place dough in the bowl, turning once to coat the dough with some of the oil. Cover with a damp cloth and set aside in a warm place. Let rise until it doubles in bulk.
  7. Place the parsley, thyme and rosemary in a bowl and add the olive oil. Mix to combine. If using garlic add at this stage.
  8. Lightly grease a 9” cake pan with cooking spray. Place a 2 ½ to-3 inch by 2 in wide ramekin or straight-sided, oven-proof glass in the center of the pan. You can use a bundt pan, however the sides with be rounded, or you can use a spring form pan fitted with a bundt pan attachment.
  9. When the dough has risen, turn out onto a work surface dusted with flour. Snip off walnut size balls of dough and roll to shape, then roll in the herb and oil mixture.
  10. Place balls of dough in the bottom of the pan, making the first layer then work your way around and up the sides of the pan leaving at least ¾" space from the top edge. Do not pack too tight.
  11. Sprinkle with a bit of sea salt if desired. Cover and let rise for about 20 minutes.
  12. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  13. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until top is golden and when tapped it sounds hollow.
  14. Cool slightly and then remove carefully form the pan. Garnish with bay leaves and herbs. Serve warm.


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