Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 25 mins

This is a delicious buttery yeast bread. It is relatively simple to make and is our familys' favorite. Feel free to substitue herbs, I usually do. The time is approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in the warm water.
  2. Mix together (using a spoon) the yeast mixture, egg, sugar, salt, Parmesan cheese, herbs, the 1/4 cup butter, and half of the flour (1 3/4 cup).
  3. Mix in the remaining flour and knead for 5 minutes. I always need to add quite a bit more flour to make it 'kneadable'; up to 1 cup depending on the flour brand. It has never harmed the finished product. Let rise until double, about 60-90 minutes.
  4. Lightly flour a cutting board or counter top. Punch down dough, then put in on the floured surface. Roll it into a 12-inch square. Brush with the additional 2 tablespoons melted butter. Cut into approximately 25 squares.
  5. Overlap the squares, butter side down, in a greased bundt pan. Let rise until double, approx 30-45 minutes.
  6. Bake at 375F for 20-25 minutes. Watch to keep the top from burning.
  7. Remove from oven and dump the bread onto a plate. Flip to another plate to turn it right side up. The squares that you made should seperate easily into perfect sized pieces.
  8. It's best served warm with butter.
Most Helpful

This was really tasty. Made it tonight with the garlic dill potatoes off this site and a garlic parm chicken. The bread was really light and soft. I used my bread machine to make the dough and didn't need to add any more flour. My bundt pan is silicon, so i have to bake things with a cookie sheet... this makes some things not cook all the way in the center, and this was no exception. Not the fault of the recipe, but I may cut the heat and bake longer next time... Didn't want to burn it. My husband and son loved pulling chunks of this off the loaf, so I will definitely make this again! Thanks for sharing.

Queen Roachie May 29, 2009