Emeril's I Love Gaaaaahlic Garlic Bread Spread

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Emeril made this garlic bread on an episode about preparing foods kids like to eat. I made this and it definitely went over well with my family. I served this with Emeril's lasagna for a nice Italian meal with "kick." On the episode, he used his Creole Essence, but you can use any Cajun or Creole seasoning you prefer. You can make at least 2 loaves of garlic bread with the spread, depending upon how much you like to spread per loaf.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Split the French bread in half lengthwise. Lay the bread, crust side down, on the lined baking sheet.
  4. Place the butter in a medium bowl.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients, and stir together until blended.
  6. Spread the some of the butter mixture evenly onto the bread, reserve the rest for more garlic bread (keeps at least 1 week in fridge, bring to room temp before using and stir well).
  7. Garnish with some paprika and chopped parsley if desired for a bit more color.
  8. Bake until golden brown and bubbly,about 15 to 18 minutes, checking early so it doesn't burn.
  9. Remove from the oven.
  10. Carefully slice diagonally into 7 slices per half and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Great garlic spread that is extra-special due to the addition of "The Essence" I made up a copycat, Recipe #5031 a while back and used it in this recipe. The leftover butter keeps well.

Ginny Sue April 03, 2011

This is really good. Unfortunately I could not eat as much as I would have liked due to dietary restrictions. I went to google and entered emeril's creoleseasoning and found a copy cat recipe for the seasoning.

muffinlady July 21, 2010

Outstanding bread spread. It was easy to make and made the bread so delicious. I doubled the recipe and gave half away to family and THEY raved about it as well. This will be my only garlic spread from now on. Thanks for a great recipe!

SteelerSue August 11, 2007

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