Pepperoni Swirl Bread

Pepperoni Swirl Bread


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delectable bread that tastes like pizza! Bread dough is rolled with dried herbs, pepperoni and mozzarella, before being baked to perfection. These are excellent as party food and do wonders at picnics.


Serves: 20 

  • 1 (500g) packet bread mix
  • 350ml warm water or as needed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 225g sliced pepperoni sausage
  • 175g grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Extra time:1hr proofing  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

  1. Make the bread dough by mixing together the bread mix and warm water. Knead until soft and elastic, about 8-10 minutes. Place into a greased bowl, cover with cling film, let sit in a warm area for 1 hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  3. Punch down the dough.
  4. On a lightly greased, large baking tray, roll dough into an approximately 30x45cm rectangle. Brush dough lightly with olive oil. Sprinkle with basil, onion flakes and oregano. Layer with pepperoni to within a 1.25cm of the edges. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Beginning with the longest edge, roll dough into a thin cylinder and seal seam. Glaze with egg.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into bite sized pieces to serve.

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Reviews (2)


Was easy and lovely! will make again! X - 01 Feb 2015


Wow! This bread is delicious and so so easy to make, even though you have to give it time to rise you can be doing other things meanwhile. It looks so impressive and I can definitely see it becoming a family favorite. I made it for my daughters birthday party but it would also be great for picnics... gathering.....etc. - 13 Jul 2011

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